comforting


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  • adj

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Synonyms for comforting

providing freedom from worry

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affording comfort or solace

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This was not upon the whole very comforting to a rapturous lover; but I was glad to have my aunt in my confidence, and I was mindful of her being fatigued.
I had thought of that too, and it was very far from comforting to me to find that he had thought of it; for it seemed to render it more probable.
You are really very comforting," warbled the duchess.
Then the nixy spoke comforting words to him, and promised that she would make him richer and more prosperous than he had ever been in his life before, if he would give her in return the youngest thing in his house.
As for white armour, he resolved, on the first opportunity, to scour his until it was whiter than an ermine; and so comforting himself he pursued his way, taking that which his horse chose, for in this he believed lay the essence of adventures.
It was so near the time of starting that I had no time to ask anyone else, for it was all very mysterious and not by any means comforting.
Nothing did I conceal as I told him about my friendship for him, about my desire to love him, about my scheme for living in sympathy with him and comforting him, and making his life easier.
And a comforting one, too," added D'Artagnan, seeing the delight that his intelligence gave the young man.