Definitions of reassuring

  1. Restoring hope or courage.

Usage examples for reassuring

  1. His voice was mild and reassuring, and the girl answered him promptly. – The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton
  2. His reply though prompt, was not completely reassuring. – Ghost Beyond the Gate by Mildred A. Wirt
  3. The dreaded moment had come, and it had been very terrible, but San Giacinto's tone was reassuring. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  4. He seemed to be reassuring her. – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  5. They got a reassuring telegram from my chief this morning. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  6. His manner was reassuring, and she liked his face. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  7. It was reassuring in a way, as if after all nothing remarkable were going to happen. – The Other Side of the Door by Lucia Chamberlain
  8. The contrast is not reassuring. – The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus by G. A. Chadwick
  9. " Of course, I was joking," said Porcupine, reassuring him. – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  10. His hand slipped into the side pocket of his coat, and his fingers closed in a reassuring touch upon his automatic. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  11. Even Konrad's dear, haggard face lighted up for a moment with a reassuring smile which did her heart good. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  12. " She isn't any worse, you know," said Ruth, in a reassuring manner, which made her hearer look scared, and start. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  13. On seeing Nino at Ercole's heels, the man who was ashore drew back with an exclamation, as if he were going to run away, but Ercole spoke in a reassuring tone. – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford
  14. Because of the native panic out of its reassuring sight, I encouraged this belief, as I did concerning every other possible sign of land further northward. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  15. I've had the pleasure of reassuring another lady on that point already. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  16. No, I said, going to her and placing a reassuring arm about her shoulder, I am not Karl Armstadt. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  17. Betty's grasp on my hand tightened, and I returned it with a reassuring pressure, as much as to say, " There are two sides to every aunt in church, dear Betty; it is a comfort to know that." – The Professional Aunt by Mary C.E. Wemyss
  18. Frank did not find this news reassuring. – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  19. And to think he hasn't sent her one reassuring word since last summer! – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  20. Still, as she read the measured, reassuring sentences, she felt soothed and comforted. – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes