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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.

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Earl Nightingale

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
Michael Jordan

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
Jane Austen

Be willing to step outside your comfort zone once in a while; take the risks in life that seem worth taking. The ride might not be as predictable if you'd just planted your feet and stayed put, but it will be a heck of a lot more interesting.
Edward Whitacre, Jr.
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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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