verb (used with object), soothed, sooth·ing.
verb (used without object), soothed, sooth·ing.
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Origin of soothe
OTHER WORDS FROM soothesoother, nounself-soothed, adjectiveun·soothed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for soothe
An instant cold press will help soothe inflammation and exam gloves allow you to safely treat wounds.The best first aid kits for staying safe and prepared|PopSci Commerce Team|September 4, 2020|Popular Science
This sulfate-free and dye-free option contains coconut oil to soothe any aches and moisturize your hair.Scalp scrubs that banish scaly patches and build-up|PopSci Commerce Team|September 4, 2020|Popular Science
Just like a child often needs to be held to be soothed, adults often need human touch to be reassured.
Aline Zoldbrod, a Boston psychologist and sex therapist, says there are also tapping techniques, like a butterfly hug, people can perform on themselves to self-soothe.
Rather than fizzing at the bottom of the tub, these calming, soothing bath beads just sit there gently releasing oil and scent, moisturizing your skin and making you feel real fancy.This Weekend: You’ll Never Bathe the Same Way Again|Joshua Eferighe|August 21, 2020|Ozy
They were desperate, and all you could do was to soothe and calm; in every call you tried to get their story, to get them talking.Sex, Suicide, and Homework: The Secret World of the Telephone Hotline|Tim Teeman|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He did not speak words meant to soothe a “fundamentalist” audience.
So she finds ways to self-soothe through pleasure and play, and also by figuring out what makes her father happy.A Sex Addiction Expert Diagnoses Lars Von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’|Lizzie Crocker|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“To get up and soothe is not my inclination,” says a defiant Romney.Inside ‘Mitt,’ Netflix’s All-Access Mitt Romney Documentary|Marlow Stern|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Working hard to turn heads and soothe nerves is Osmel Sousa.
In those dim aisles and mighty halls brooded a Presence that he knew could soothe and comfort.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
And Mrs. Haggard, after attempting to soothe the wounded feelings of her maid, directed her to accompany them.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
She did not respond; she did not attempt to soothe him; if ever looks expressed reproach and aversion, hers did then.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
William omitted nothing that a brother could have done to soothe and conciliate a brother.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Nothing else can soothe the wounded feelings as well as a tender embrace or a word from mother.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum