affording comfort or solace.
- com·fort·ing·ly, adverb
- un·com·fort·ing, adjective
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How to use comforting in a sentence
Not surprisingly, many of these new collections focus on simple, comforting dishes that don’t require pricey cooking equipment or esoteric ingredients to make.The Joy of Cooking Other People’s ‘Secret Family Recipes’ | Amy McCarthy | September 11, 2020 | Eater
Her unblinking and sympathetic look at the diverse ways humans come to their final resting places is an oddly comforting reminder of what a compassionate burial can do for the living.
That’s the key question, and it’s comforting to know that researchers are making progress.The Anonymous Culture Cops of the Internet - Facts So Romantic | Jesse Singal | August 12, 2020 | Nautilus
There are also some comforting numbers as the effects of the pandemic are different depending on a business niche.Digital marketing during COVID-19 times: Data-driven insights | Eugene Lata | June 10, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
It’s very comforting to think that one person can make things great or terrible.Does the President Matter as Much as You Think? (Ep. 404) | Stephen J. Dubner | February 6, 2020 | Freakonomics
All this data is a mirror held up to ourselves, and in a way, it's rather comforting.Heartache by the Numbers and OkCupid’s Founder Has Got Yours | Will Doig | October 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is more comforting to associate bigotry with certain attitudes supposedly on the fringes of public life.
In an environment of uncertainty, fixating on the accused is comforting.
It was refreshingly candid, but not necessarily theologically sound or comforting to Christian voters.
After being yelled at like that by Christopher, is it comforting or horrifying for Morello to run into Nichols immediately?Natasha Lyonne and Yael Stone on OITNB’s Heartbreaking Scene | Kevin Fallon | July 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I rather fear, major, that your method of comforting me is not what the missionary would call orthodox.Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne
That thou mayest bear thy shame, and mayest be confounded in all that thou hast done, comforting them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
All believers may not enjoy this blessing; few may attain to it in any comforting or satisfactory measure; yet it is attainable.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
One glance up into the sky over the trees in the Park helped her more than any human comforting.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
When, by way of comforting Jaffery, I criticised Doria's outburst, he fell upon me as though about to devour me alive.Jaffery | William J. Locke