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Meaning of COMFORTABLE

Pronunciation:  'kumftubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief; "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; (`comfy' is informal as in"feeling comfy now?")
  2. [adj]  free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind; "was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared"; "the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong"; "was comfortable in his religious beliefs"; "she's a comfortable person to be with"; "she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents"
  3. [adj]  in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"
  4. [adj]  sufficient to provide comfort; "a comfortable salary"
  5. [adj]  more than adequate; "the home team had a comfortable lead"
 

COMFORTABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: at ease(p), comforted, comfy, cosy, cozy, easy, homelike, homely, homey, homy, prosperous, rich, snug, soothing, sufficient, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do, wide
 
 Antonyms: uncomfortable
 
 See Also: at ease

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Com"fort*a*ble\, a. [OF. confortable.]
    1. Strong; vigorous; valiant. [Obs.] --Wyclif.
    
             Thy conceit is nearer death than thy powers. For my
             sake be comfortable; hold death a while at the arm's
             end.                                  --Shak.
    
    2. Serviceable; helpful. [Obs.]
    
             Be comfortable to my mother, your mistress, and make
             much of her.                          --Shak.
    
    3. Affording or imparting comfort or consolation; able to
       comfort; cheering; as, a comfortable hope. ``Kind words
       and comfortable.'' --Cowper.
    
             A comfortable provision made for their subsistence.
                                                   --Dryden.
    
    4. In a condition of comfort; having comforts; not suffering
       or anxious; hence, contented; cheerful; as, to lead a
       comfortable life.
    
             My lord leans wondrously to discontent; His
             comfortable temper has forsook him: He is much out
             of health.                            --Shak.
    
    5. Free, or comparatively free, from pain or distress; --
       used of a sick person. [U. S.]
    
    
  2. \Com"fort*a*ble\, n.
    A stuffed or quilted coverlet for a bed; a comforter; a
    comfort. [U. S.]
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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