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Definition of Balm


  1. An aromatic plant of the genus Melissa.
  2. The resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs.
  3. Any fragrant ointment.
  4. Anything that heals or that mitigates pain.
  5. To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal. Hence: To soothe; to mitigate.

Balm Quotations

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen

Humor has been the balm of my life, but it's been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana.
Lana Turner

A conviction that you are a daughter of God gives you a feeling of comfort in your self-worth. It means that you can find strength in the balm of Christ. It will help you meet the heartaches and challenges with faith and serenity.
James E. Faust

For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.
Edwin Way Teale

The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.
Sarah Fielding
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Balm Translations

balm in German is Balsam
balm in Latin is unguentum
balm in Norwegian is balsam
balm in Swedish is balsam
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