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What is another word for comforting?

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Serving to alleviate a person's feelings of grief or distress
“It is comforting to know that most lobbyists are ethical and honest people who rely on facts and figures.”
Causing one to feel heartened, gladded or fulfilled
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“It is comforting to finally see my progress, to see how far I have come.”
Calming, soothing or relaxing in nature
“He heard the comforting tones of Lady Frances reassuring him, and he inched carefully toward her.”
Showing compassion, care or sympathy
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“Sensing Yolande's comforting and caring nature, I was able to share my inner thoughts and desires with her.”
Serving to revitalize or reinvigorate
“The climb was always hard but soon forgotten when the comforting breeze lifted by the upward-sloping dune cooled tortured lungs.”
Serving to alleviate pain or suffering
“My hand in no way trembled or hesitated as it reached for the comforting medicine.”
Serving to soothe or alleviate pain, typically medicinally or therapeutically
Comfort based on one's experience and knowledge with their surroundings
Pleasant and satisfactory, especially to the mind or senses
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Providing a feeling of ease or relaxation
Intended to make someone less angry or hostile
The pleasantness of warm and sunny weather
The action of cheering or providing solace to someone
“Her comforting of the sick and aged and her giving freely to the poor are corporal acts of mercy.”
Comfort or solace, or the act of providing it, especially to someone who is ill
Present participle for to relieve the distress or suffering of
“He was disconsolate when the Cavaliers lost to the Warriors and his wife would do her best to comfort him.”
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