Everything is meant to be utilitarian and efficient, at the expense of relaxation or comfort.
I miss the peace and the comfort and the community it gave me.
Kay is more polished than she was six months ago, projecting confidence and comfort with her message.
Harry can take some comfort in the fact that he is not the first, nor will he be the last prince, to be cursed by his birth.
When we fail to do so, some will turn elsewhere both for the attention and the comfort of a definitive diagnosis.
Then in their not infrequent sickness there was alleviation and comfort waiting for them.
The comfort she enjoyed and could always look forward to was making her stronger.
His eye is on the clock; he will rise in time, and he will rise in comfort!
You and I are alone in the world, and we must comfort each other.
She held herself in a manner responsible for his ease and comfort.
late 13c., conforten "to cheer up, console," from Old French conforter "to comfort, to solace; to help, strengthen," from Late Latin confortare "to strengthen much" (used in Vulgate), from Latin com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + fortis "strong" (see fort). Change of -n- to -m- began in English 14c. Related: Comforted; comforting.
c.1200, "feeling of relief" (as still in to take comfort in something); also "source of alleviation or relief;" from Old French confort (see comfort (v.)). Replaced Old English frofor. Comforts (as opposed to necessities and luxuries) is from 1650s.