Origin of comfort
synonym study for comfort
OTHER WORDS FROM comfortcom·fort·less, adjectiveun·com·fort·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH comfortcomfit, comfort
How to use comfort in a sentence
A versatile hoodieHoodies and sweaters may be one of the first things that come to mind when you think of warmth and comfort.The hottest gifts to buy for the friend who’s always cold|Sandra Gutierrez G.|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
She came from a “Downton Abbey”-esque world of upper-class comforts.‘The Woman Who Stole Vermeer’ revisits the strange tale of a British heiress who became a notorious art thief|Katharine Weber|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
If you worry that two components feel ambitious, take comfort in this particularly easy, press-in crust, which requires no rolling or chilling.Tart roasted cranberries and a billowy meringue topping take this pie in a bright, bold direction|Erin Jeanne McDowell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
That way, you won’t feel like you’ve been kicked out of your comfort zone at the last minute.Sharing a home office with your partner? Here’s how to keep the peace.|Amanda Long|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Before the season, Locksley said he took comfort in the development of the starters, but “my concern is we still don’t have the depth that you’re looking for because that’s the one position that you can’t rush the growth.”Taulia Tagovailoa responded after a rough opener and now Maryland’s offense is rolling|Emily Giambalvo|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
But his reaction—awed, comforted, peaceful—is just a confirmation.
Although Vanessa comforted herself with the pretence that I had two fathers, in reality—emotional reality, that is—I had none.House of Cads: Growing Up Amid the Weirdness of Bloomsbury|Jessica Ferri|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Strangers and neighbors comforted each other and sought ways to help.‘It Sounded Like Someone Kicked My Door In’: The Disaster That Rocked East Harlem|Jacob Siegel|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her hand tightened on mine and her head fell back upon my shoulder, but she still trembled and I petted her and comforted her.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the day that The Times (of London) reported that Brooks would be questioned by police, she wrote that he had comforted her.Tony Blair Says He Gave 'Informal Advice' to Rebekah Brooks|Nico Hines, Peter Jukes|February 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She rose comforted, and drawing the baby's cradle out into the veranda, seated herself at her embroidery.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
With a great spirit he saw the things that are to come to pass at last, and comforted the mourners in Sion.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
"And you will find them none so ready to send soldiers all this way, Marquise," the Seneschal comforted her.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The rest were comforted by the assurance that Dr. May was still calm, and did not seem to have been injured by what had passed.
Richard would fain have moralised and comforted, but she felt as if she knew it all before, and heard with languid attention.
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Other Idioms and Phrases with comfort
see cold comfort; creature comforts; too close for comfort.