verb (used with object)
Words nearby comfort
Origin of comfort
OTHER WORDS FROM comfortcom·fort·less, adjectiveun·com·fort·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH comfortcomfit comfort
synonym study for comfort
Examples from the Web for comforted
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
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
My newly acquired gas mask sits beside me, and I am comforted.
But I had wounded Dora's soft little heart, and she was not to be comforted.David Copperfield|Charles Dickens
The elder sister, relieved and comforted, soon sank into slumber herself.Horace Chase|Constance Fenimore Woolson
Still, it is a real tail, and he has often comforted himself with that thought.Mother West Wind 'Why' Stories|Thornton W. Burgess
I comforted the child, and explained the noises he had heard, inquiring why he was alone?The Swiss Family Robinson|Johann David Wyss
To begin with, Effie wept copiously at parting with her beloved "auntie," as she called Beatrice, and would not be comforted.Beatrice|H. Rider Haggard
British Dictionary definitions for comforted
Derived forms of comfort
Word Origin for comfort
Idioms and Phrases with comforted
see cold comfort; creature comforts; too close for comfort.