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Entry Word: comfort
Function: noun
Text: 1 a feeling of ease from grief or trouble <the mourners found comfort in their pastor's words>
Synonyms cheer, consolation, relief, solace
Related Words encouragement, inspiration, uplift; assurance, reassurance; alleviation, assuagement, mitigation; contentment, gladness, happiness; commiseration, empathy, sympathy
Near Antonyms anguish, distress, heartache, heartbreak, torment, torture
2 something that adds to one's ease <a family campground with all the comforts of home>
Synonyms amenity, convenience, luxury
Related Words extra; benefit, help, service; delight, indulgence, joy, pleasure
Antonyms burden, millstone, weight
3 reduction of or freedom from pain <a life of comfort> -- see EASE 1
4 something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary <an array of domestic comforts> -- see LUXURY 1