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Adjective: comforting  kúm-fu(r)-ting
  1. Providing freedom from worry
    - cheering, satisfying
  2. Affording comfort or solace
    - consolatory, consoling
Verb: comfort  kúm-fu(r)t
  1. Give moral or emotional strength to
    - soothe, console, solace
  2. Lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate
    "comfort the pain in your legs";
    - ease

See also: reassuring, satisfactory

Type of: alleviate, assuage, palliate, relieve

Encyclopedia: Comfort, TX