a feeling of being physically relaxed and satisfied, so that nothing is hurting you, making you feel too hot or cold etc [↪ comfortable, discomfort]
built/made/designed for comfort
All our sports shoes are designed for comfort and performance.
too hot/high/tight etc for comfort (=physically unpleasant for a particular reason)
The temperature was too low for comfort.
I dress for comfort, not fashion.
Alan was very reluctant to leave the warmth and comfort of the fire.
Upstairs is a more intimate bar where guests can relax in comfort.
Now you can watch your favorite movies in the comfort of your own home.
if someone or something gives you comfort, they make you feel calmer, happier, or more hopeful after you have been worried or unhappy [↪ comforting]:
Whenever he was upset, he would turn to her for comfort and advice.
a book which offers comfort and help to the parents of children with cancer
The knowledge that Cara was safe gave him some comfort.
take/draw/derive comfort from (doing) something
He drew comfort from her warm support.
find/take comfort in (doing) something
You can take some comfort in the fact that you did your best.
it's no/some comfort
It was no comfort to think he might be as frightened as she was.
if it's any comfort (=used to introduce a statement that you think may make someone feel slightly less worried or unhappy)
Well, if it's any comfort, I don't think he'll try again.
someone or something that helps you feel calmer, happier, or more hopeful after you have been worried or unhappy [↪ comforting]
somebody/something that helps[countable]
It's a comfort to know there's someone to keep an eye on the kids.
a way of living in which you have all the money and possessions that you need or want [↪ comfortable]
When Dad died, he left us both enough to live in comfort for the rest of our lives.
He was used to a life of comfort.
the things that make your life nicer and more comfortable, especially things that are not necessary:
Modern caravans offer all the comforts of home.
hotels with all the modern comforts (=things such as a television, telephone etc)
material comforts (=money and possessions)➔ creature comforts
something that is too close for comfort makes you feel worried, unhappy, or uncomfortable, because it is dangerous in some way:
The cars were whizzing past us much too close for comfort.
a small piece of good news that does not make you feel better about a bad situation
cold/small comfort for/to
Another drop in the inflation rate was cold comfort yesterday for the 2.74 million jobless.