Comfortlessly
Comfortless Com"fort*less, a. Without comfort or comforts; in want or distress; cheerless. [1913 Webster]

Comfortless through tyranny or might. --Spenser.

Syn: Forlorn; desolate; cheerless; inconsolable; disconsolate; wretched; miserable. -- {Com"fort*less*ly}, adv. -- {Com"fort*less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

When all is coldly, comfortlessly costly. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Comfortless — Com fort*less, a. Without comfort or comforts; in want or distress; cheerless. [1913 Webster] Comfortless through tyranny or might. Spenser. Syn: Forlorn; desolate; cheerless; inconsolable; disconsolate; wretched; miserable. {Com fort*less*ly},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Comfortlessness — Comfortless Com fort*less, a. Without comfort or comforts; in want or distress; cheerless. [1913 Webster] Comfortless through tyranny or might. Spenser. Syn: Forlorn; desolate; cheerless; inconsolable; disconsolate; wretched; miserable. {Com… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • comfort — /ˈkʌmfət / (say kumfuht) verb (t) 1. to soothe when in grief; console; cheer. 2. to make physically comfortable. 3. Obsolete to aid; encourage. –noun 4. relief in affliction; consolation; solace. 5. the feeling of relief or consolation. 6. a… …   Australian English dictionary

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