com´fort|less|ly


com´fort|less|ly
com|fort|less «KUHM fuhrt lihs», adjective.
1. bringing no comfort or ease of mind: »

comfortless words.

2. having none of the comforts of life: »

a comfortless room.

com´fort|less|ly, adverb.
com´fort|less|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • com|fort|less — «KUHM fuhrt lihs», adjective. 1. bringing no comfort or ease of mind: »comfortless words. 2. having none of the comforts of life: »a comfortless room. –com´fort|less|ly, adverb. –com´fort|less|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • com´fort|less|ness — com|fort|less «KUHM fuhrt lihs», adjective. 1. bringing no comfort or ease of mind: »comfortless words. 2. having none of the comforts of life: »a comfortless room. –com´fort|less|ly, adverb. –com´fort|less|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • com´fort|a|bly — com|fort|a|ble «KUHMF tuh buhl, KUHM fuhr », adjective, noun. –adj. 1. giving comfort or ease: »A soft, warm bed is comfortable. SYNONYM(S): snug, cozy. 2. in comfort; at ease: »The warm fire made him feel comfortable after a cold day outdoors. I …   Useful english dictionary

  • com´fort|a|ble|ness — com|fort|a|ble «KUHMF tuh buhl, KUHM fuhr », adjective, noun. –adj. 1. giving comfort or ease: »A soft, warm bed is comfortable. SYNONYM(S): snug, cozy. 2. in comfort; at ease: »The warm fire made him feel comfortable after a cold day outdoors. I …   Useful english dictionary

  • com|fort|a|ble — «KUHMF tuh buhl, KUHM fuhr », adjective, noun. –adj. 1. giving comfort or ease: »A soft, warm bed is comfortable. SYNONYM(S): snug, cozy. 2. in comfort; at ease: »The warm fire made him feel comfortable after a cold day outdoors. I feel… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Com|fort|er — «KUHM fuhr tuhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that gives comfort: »The doctor is the best of comforters (Henry Fielding). 2. U.S. a padded or quilted covering for a bed. 3. a long woolen scarf. 4. a rubber nipple put into a baby s mouth to quiet… …   Useful english dictionary

  • com´fort|ing|ly — com|fort|ing «KUHM fuhr tihng», adjective. that comforts or consoles; cheering; encouraging: »Let s have a bit of truth,…you don t know how tired I am of comforting lies (Graham Greene). –com´fort|ing|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • com|fort|ing — «KUHM fuhr tihng», adjective. that comforts or consoles; cheering; encouraging: »Let s have a bit of truth,…you don t know how tired I am of comforting lies (Graham Greene). –com´fort|ing|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • com|fort — «KUHM fuhrt», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to ease the grief or sorrow of; cheer: »The mother s words of love and help comforted the crying girl. 2. to give ease to; make comfortable: »The nurse comforted the patient by tidying up his bed. 3. Law. to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • com|fort food — «KUHM fuhrt food», familiar dishes eaten for their soothing properties or sentimental appeal. »The diner served comfort foods from rice congee to macaroni and cheese …   Useful english dictionary


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