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English definition of “comfort”

comfort

noun [C/U]    /ˈkʌm·fərt/
the pleasant and satisfying feeling of being physically or mentally free from pain and suffering, or something that provides this feeling: [C] He’s a great comfort to his mother. [U] I have to take an exam, too, if it’s any comfort to you. comfort    /ˈkʌm·fərt/ verb [T] I tried to comfort him, but it was no use.
(Definition of comfort noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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