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Definition of Comfort


  1. To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate.
  2. To assist or help; to aid.
  3. To impart strength and hope to; to encourage; to relieve; to console; to cheer.
  4. Assistance; relief; support.
  5. Encouragement; solace; consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation.
  6. A state of quiet enjoyment; freedom from pain, want, or anxiety; also, whatever contributes to such a condition.
  7. A wadded bedquilt; a comfortable.
  8. Unlawful support, countenance, or encouragement; as, to give aid and comfort to the enemy.

Comfort Quotations

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.
C. S. Lewis

Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
John F. Kennedy

The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.
Maya Angelou

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.
Winston Churchill
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Comfort Translations

comfort in Afrikaans is troos
comfort in Dutch is gemak, comfort, gerief
comfort in Finnish is lohduttaa
comfort in French is confort, baume, consoler, aise
comfort in German is Bequemlichkeit, Komfort
comfort in Italian is consolazione
comfort in Latin is commodum, levamentum
comfort in Norwegian is bekvemmelighet
comfort in Portuguese is conforto
comfort in Spanish is anchas, consuelo, comodidad

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