Part of speech: verb

To encourage; console; solace.

Part of speech: noun

Freedom or relief from pain or trouble; ease; satisfaction; also, anything that contributes to such a state.

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Usage examples "comfort":

  1. We wish it were in our power, dear Lady, to dry up your tears and comfort you, but that we cannot do. - "Collections and Recollections", George William Erskine Russell.
  2. Dorian would have been such a comfort! - "Faith and Unfaith", Duchess.
  3. I haven't the right to all this peace and comfort when I know how things are going over there. - "The Amazing Interlude", Mary Roberts Rinehart.