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a feeling of being physically relaxed and satisfied, so that nothing is hurting you, making you feel too hot or cold etc
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
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.
My faith has been a
over the years.
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.
somebody/something that helps
someone or something that helps you feel calmer, happier, or more hopeful after you have been worried or unhappy
be a comfort (to somebody)
Louisa's been a
to me since Mary died.
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
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
hotels with all the
things such as a television, telephone etc
money and possessions
too close/near for comfort
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.
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