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Definitions of comfortable

  1. more than adequate; " the home team had a comfortable lead"
  2. providing or experiencing physical well- being or relief; " comfortable clothes"; " comfortable suburban houses"; " made himself comfortable in an armchair"; " the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; " are you comfortable?"; (` comfy' is informal as in" feeling comfy now?")
  3. free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind; " 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"
  4. in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; " 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"
  5. sufficient to provide comfort; " a comfortable salary"
  6. Strong; vigorous; valiant.
  7. Serviceable; helpful.
  8. Affording or imparting comfort or consolation; able to comfort; cheering; as, a comfortable hope.
  9. In a condition of comfort; having comforts; not suffering or anxious; hence, contented; cheerful; as, to lead a comfortable life.
  10. A stuffed or quilted coverlet for a bed; a comforter; a comfort.
  11. Being at ease; enjoying contentment or freedom from care.
  12. A padded quilt for beds.
  13. Comfortably.
  14. Imparting or enjoying comfort.
  15. Affording or enjoying comfort.
  16. Having or imparting comfort.
  17. Comfortableness.
  18. Enjoying or affording comfort.
  19. A warm coverlet for a bed.
  20. Being in a state of ease or moderate enjoyment; giving comfort; placing above want.
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Usage examples for comfortable

  1. I will send you at once where you will be comfortable. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Everything was as clean as a pin, however, and the bed looked comfortable. – Green Fancy by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. Come right in and make yourself comfortable." – Loaded Dice by Ellery H. Clark
  4. " You certainly didn't look like walking, and I thought you'd be more comfortable in here," he laughed. – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  5. She was a most comfortable person. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  6. We tried to make the place comfortable, but you'll find things rough. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  7. He was too comfortable. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  8. There's a comfortable look upon your face which never comes upon a man or woman's face unless they have known trouble. – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  9. The Claverings had always had things comfortable around them. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  10. We find it very comfortable. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  11. " Yes, my dear friend, we shall then feel more comfortable. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. " It's all right if it makes it more comfortable for Pen," he said to his wife. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  13. You are not so comfortable there? – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. He was as comfortable as he could be; and, when he was gone, it wasn't no great matter, for there was only me, and I don't mind roughin' it." – Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories by Louisa M. Alcott
  15. Now we are both comfortable. – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  16. Anyhow, I shall feel a great deal more comfortable now I know that there is a way out. – The Golden Canyon Contents: The Golden Canyon; The Stone Chest by G. A. Henty
  17. It was a pretty room, in a pretty house, in one of the up- town streets of New York, and the mother and daughter looked very comfortable as they sat there together. – A Round Dozen by Susan Coolidge
  18. Mother Menotti did not know how she could do enough to make Rico comfortable in his own house. – Rico And Wiseli Rico And Stineli, And How Wiseli Was Provided For by Johanna Spyri
  19. Oh, Jack, I do feel so happy and comfortable! – The Powder Monkey by George Manville Fenn
  20. I wanted to make the place comfortable for you, he answered. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
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