|Origin:||conforter, from Late Latin confortare 'to strengthen', from Latin com- ( COM-) + fortis 'strong'|
Within hours of the news, Helen arrived to comfort her heartbroken friend.
He longed to take her in his arms and comfort her.
Mr Aston's father was last night being comforted by relatives.
She comforted herself with the thought that it would soon be spring.