: To provide comfort to or relieve suffering. (verb)
Examples of word comfort
"For instance -- treason is giving aid and comfort to the enemy; everybody south of a certain geographical line is an enemy; you live south of that line, ergo you are an enemy; I send you my love, you being an enemy; this gives you _comfort_; ergo, I have given comfort to the enemy; ergo, I am
The term "comfort food" becomes an all-too-real substitute for love.
The bus, as one earlier commenter noted, takes abut 5 hours; and the difference in comfort is enormous.
The term comfort food refers to a variety of familiar, simple foods that are usually home-cooked or eaten at informal restaurants.
Plus, the term comfort food may conjure up images of cookies, chips, mashed potatoes.
Although he averaged just 10 in the tournament and got a duck in the "battle of the trolls" game against a UAE team captained by the magnificent Sultan Zarawani, Clarke remains a beacon of hope to all those of us who have reached an age when the term comfort-fit is the highest recommendation trousers can come with.
The word "comfort" carries a burdensome meaning for me.