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English definition of “comforting”

comforting

adjective     /ˈkʌm.fə.tɪŋ/ US  /-fɚ.t̬ɪŋ/
C2 making you feel less sad or worried: I found her words very comforting. Hot soup is very comforting on a cold winter's day.Reassuring
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