Definitions of reassuring

  1. Restoring hope or courage.

Usage examples for reassuring

  1. They got a reassuring telegram from my chief this morning. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  2. And to think he hasn't sent her one reassuring word since last summer! – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  3. I've had the pleasure of reassuring another lady on that point already. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  4. His manner was reassuring, and she liked his face. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  5. His voice was mild and reassuring, and the girl answered him promptly. – The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton
  6. The dreaded moment had come, and it had been very terrible, but San Giacinto's tone was reassuring. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  7. He seemed to be reassuring her. – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  8. Still, as she read the measured, reassuring sentences, she felt soothed and comforted. – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  9. Frank did not find this news reassuring. – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. " 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
  15. " Of course, I was joking," said Porcupine, reassuring him. – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  16. His reply though prompt, was not completely reassuring. – Ghost Beyond the Gate by Mildred A. Wirt