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Meaning of comfort

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain; "he is a man
           who enjoys his comfort"; "she longed for the
           comfortableness of her armchair" [syn: {comfort},
           {comfortableness}] [ant: {discomfort}, {uncomfortableness}]
      2: a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment
      3: the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his
         presence was a consolation to her" [syn: {consolation},
         {comfort}, {solace}]
      4: a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a
         comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all
         the material comforts of this world" [syn: {ease}, {comfort}]
      5: satisfaction or physical well-being provided by a person or
         thing; "his friendship was a comfort"; "a padded chair was
         one of the room's few comforts"
      6: bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and
         stitched together [syn: {quilt}, {comforter}, {comfort},
      7: assistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known
         criminal; "it gave comfort to the enemy"
      v 1: give moral or emotional strength to [syn: {comfort},
           {soothe}, {console}, {solace}]
      2: lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your
         legs" [syn: {comfort}, {ease}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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