[ree-uh-shoo r, -shur]
- to restore to assurance or confidence: His praise reassured me.
- to assure again.
- to reinsure.
Origin of reassure
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1. encourage, hearten, comfort, inspirit.
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Examples from the Web for reassurement
Cassandra rose with unexpected strength, and the Squire tucked her arm in his, with a pat of reassurement.Lady Cassandra
Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
She awoke to fuller consciousness at sight of their faces, smiled in reassurement, and murmured disjointed phrases.A College Girl
Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
- to relieve (someone) of anxieties; restore confidence to
- another term for reinsure
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Word Origin and History for reassurement
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