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Definition 1: providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal) - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where comfortable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • comfortable clothes
  • comfortable suburban houses
  • made himself comfortable in an armchair
  • the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable
  • are you comfortable?
  • feeling comfy now?

Synonyms for comfortable in the sense of this definition

(comfortable is similar to ...) enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space

"a cozy nook near the fire" "snug in bed" "a snug little apartment"

(comfortable is similar to ...) affording comfort

"soft light that was easy on the eyes"

(comfortable is similar to ...) having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable

"the homely everyday atmosphere" "a homey little inn"

(comfortable is similar to ...) affording physical relief

"a soothing ointment for her sunburn"

(... are attributes of comfortable) a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain

"he is a man who enjoys his comfort" "she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair"

(comfortable is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where comfortable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared
  • the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong
  • was comfortable in his religious beliefs
  • she's a comfortable person to be with
  • she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents

(comfortable is similar to ...) made comfortable or more comfortable in a time of distress

"the news make her feel comforted"

(means also ...) free from worry or anxiety

"knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy" "an easy good-natured manner" "by the time the child faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"

Definition 3: in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where comfortable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards
  • easy living
  • a prosperous family
  • his family is well-situated financially
  • well-to-do members of the community

Synonyms for comfortable in the sense of this definition

(comfortable is similar to ...) possessing material wealth

"her father is extremely rich" "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles"

Definition 4: sufficient to provide comfort - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where comfortable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a comfortable salary

(comfortable is similar to ...) of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant

"sufficient food"

Definition 5: more than adequate - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where comfortable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the home team had a comfortable lead

(comfortable is similar to ...) great in degree

"won by a wide margin"

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