comfortingly
adverb see comfort I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • comfortingly — adv. Comfortingly is used with these adjectives: ↑familiar …   Collocations dictionary

  • comfortingly — adverb in a comforting or consoling manner one part of a strange world should be given a comfortingly familiar form • Syn: ↑consolingly • Derived from adjective: ↑consoling (for: ↑consolingly), ↑comforting …   Useful english dictionary

  • comfortingly — See comfort. * * * …   Universalium

  • comfortingly — adverb In a comforting manner …   Wiktionary

  • comfortingly — adv. consolingly, encouragingly, hearteningly, reassuringly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • comfortingly — com·fort·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • comforting — comfortingly, adv. /kum feuhr ting/, adj. affording comfort or solace. [1250 1300; ME; see COMFORT, ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • consolingly — adverb in a comforting or consoling manner one part of a strange world should be given a comfortingly familiar form • Syn: ↑comfortingly • Derived from adjective: ↑consoling, ↑comforting (for: ↑comfortingly) * …   Useful english dictionary

  • familiar — adj. 1 well known VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem, smell, sound ▪ The place felt faintly familiar to me. ▪ become …   Collocations dictionary

  • comforting — [[t]kʌ̱mfə(r)tɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that something is comforting, you mean it makes you feel less worried or unhappy. My mother had just died and I found the book very comforting... In the midst of his feelings of impotence, a comforting… …   English dictionary

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