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Definition 1: bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for comforter in the sense of this definition

(comforter is a kind of ...) coverings that are used on a bed

(... is a kind of comforter ) a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider

(... is a kind of comforter ) a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together

Definition 2: device used for an infant to suck or bite on - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for comforter in the sense of this definition

(comforter is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

Definition 3: a person who commiserates with someone who has had misfortune - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for comforter in the sense of this definition

(comforter is a kind of ...) a person who communicates with others

(... is a kind of comforter ) someone whose comfort is actually discouraging

Definition 4: a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies - [noun denoting person]

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

  • a reliever of anxiety
  • an allayer of fears

Synonyms for comforter in the sense of this definition

(comforter is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

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