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com·fort·a·ble

 (kŭm′fər-tə-bəl, kŭmf′tə-bəl, kŭmf′tər-)
adj.
1. Providing physical comfort: a comfortable chair.
2. Free from stress or anxiety; at ease: not comfortable about the interview.
3. Producing feelings of ease or security: a comfortable person; a comfortable evening at home.
4. Sufficient to provide financial security: comfortable earnings.

com′fort·a·ble·ness n.
com′fort·a·bly adv.
Synonyms: comfortable, easy, cozy, snug1
These adjectives mean affording ease of mind or body. Comfortable implies the absence of sources of pain or distress: wears comfortable clothes.
The word may also suggest peace of mind: felt comfortable with the decision.
Easy denotes freedom from worry or stress: an easy life with plenty of time for leisure activities.
Cozy suggests homey and reassuring comforts: sat in a cozy nook near the fire.
Snug brings to mind the image of a warm, secure, compact shelter: children snug in their beds.

comfortable

(ˈkʌmftəbəl; ˈkʌmfətəbəl)
adj
1. giving comfort or physical relief
2. at ease
3. free from affliction or pain
4. (of a person or situation) relaxing
5. informal having adequate income
6. informal (of income) adequate to provide comfort
ˈcomfortableness n
ˈcomfortably adv

com•fort•a•ble

(ˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəl)

adj.
1. (of clothing, furniture, etc.) producing or affording physical comfort, support, or ease.
2. being in a state of physical or mental comfort; contented and undisturbed; at ease.
3. (of a person, situation, etc.) easy to associate or deal with.
4. sufficient: a comfortable salary.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French]
com′fort•a•ble•ness, n.
com′fort•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.comfortable - providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal); "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy now?"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
uncomfortable - providing or experiencing physical discomfort; "an uncomfortable chair"; "an uncomfortable day in the hot sun"
2.comfortable - 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"
easy - 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 chsild faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
uncomfortable - conducive to or feeling mental discomfort; "this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable"; "the uncomfortable truth"; "grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye"; "an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest"; "the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable"
3.comfortable - more than adequate; "the home team had a comfortable lead"
wide - great in degree; "won by a wide margin"
4.comfortable - sufficient to provide comfort; "a comfortable salary"
sufficient - of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant; "sufficient food"
5.comfortable - in fortunate circumstances financiallycomfortable - 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"
rich - possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles"

comfortable

adjective
1. loose-fitting, loose, adequate, ample, snug, roomy, commodious Dress in loose comfortable clothes that do not make you feel restricted.
loose-fitting tight, tight-fitting, skin-tight
2. pleasant, homely, easy, relaxing, delightful, enjoyable, cosy, agreeable, restful A home should be comfortable and friendly.
pleasant uncomfortable, inadequate, unpleasant, disagreeable
4. (Informal) well-off, prosperous, affluent, well-to-do, comfortably-off, in clover (informal) She came from a stable, comfortable, middle-class family.

comfortable

adjective
1. Affording pleasurable ease:
Informal: comfy, soft.
2. Being what is needed without being in excess:
3. Enjoying steady good fortune or financial security:
Informal: well-fixed.
Translations
مُريحمُرِيحمُسْتَريحمَيْسور الحال
còmode
pohodlnýspokojenýuspokojivýdostatečný
komfortabeltrygbehageligbekvemgod
mukavaturvallinen
udoban
hæginda-, òægilegurnægilegur, mátuleguròægilegur; rólegur
快適な
쾌적한
dobroudobenudobno
bekväm
สะดวกสบาย
rahathali vakti yerindekonforluoldukça zengin
thoải mái

comfortable

[ˈkʌmfətəbl] ADJ
1. (physically) [chair, shoes, position] → cómodo; [room, house, hotel] → confortable, cómodo; [temperature] → agradable
are you comfortable, sitting there?¿estás cómodo sentado ahí?
you don't look very comfortableno pareces estar muy cómodo
I'm not comfortable in these shoesno estoy or voy cómodo con estos zapatos
to make o.s. comfortableponerse cómodo
2. (mentally, emotionally) → cómodo, a gusto
I'm not comfortable or I don't feel comfortable at formal dinnersno me siento cómodo or a gusto en las cenas formales
she wasn't comfortable about giving him the keysno se sentía a gusto dejándole las llaves
to feel comfortable with sb/sthsentirse cómodo or a gusto con algn/algo
he came closer to the truth than was comfortablese acercó de manera inquietante a la verdad
3. (financially) [income] → bueno, suficiente; [life, lifestyle] → holgado
he's comfortableestá en buena posición económica
4. (= easy) [lead, majority, margin] → amplio, holgado
a comfortable jobun buen empleo, un empleo cómodo y bien pagado
he was elected with a comfortable majorityfue elegido por una amplia mayoría, fue elegido por una mayoría holgada
to have a comfortable win over sbvencer a algn fácilmente
5. (Med) → estable
he was described as comfortable in hospital last nightanoche el hospital describió su condición como estable

comfortable

[ˈkʌmfərtəbəl] adj
(physically) [furniture, clothes] → confortable; [home, hotel] → confortable
to be comfortable [person] → être à l'aise
I'm very comfortable, thanks → Je suis parfaitement à l'aise, merci.
to make o.s. comfortable → se mettre à l'aise
(= without financial problems) → aisé(e)
(= happy) to be comfortable about sth, to be comfortable with sth [+ idea, situation] → ne pas s'inquiéter de qch
I don't feel very comfortable about it → Cela m'inquiète un peu.
[patient] to be comfortable → ne pas souffrir
[lead, margin] → confortable; [victory] → facile

comfortable

adj
armchair, bed, shoes, life, positionbequem; room, hotel etckomfortabel; temperatureangenehm; to make somebody/oneself comfortablees jdm/sich bequem machen; (= make at home)es jdm/sich gemütlich machen; the sick man had a comfortable nightder Kranke hatte or verbrachte eine ruhige Nacht; the patient/his condition is comfortableder Patient/er ist wohlauf; are you comfortable?, asked the nurseliegen/sitzen etc Sie bequem?, fragte die Schwester; are you too hot? — no, I’m just comfortableist es Ihnen zu heiß? — nein, es ist angenehm so
(fig) income, pensionausreichend; lifegeruhsam, angenehm; majority, leadsicher; winnerüberlegen; figuremollig; he’s very comfortable to be withbei ihm fühlt man sich sehr wohl; she had quite a comfortable feeling about itsie hatte ein gutes Gefühl dabei; to feel comfortable with somebody/somethingsich bei jdm/etw wohlfühlen; I’m not very comfortable about itmir ist nicht ganz wohl bei der Sache; I’m not too comfortable about giving her the jobmir ist nicht ganz wohl bei dem Gedanken, ihr die Stelle zu geben; in comfortable circumstances (= well-off)gut situiert

comfortable

[ˈkʌmftəbl] adj (house, chair, shoes, life) → comodo/a; (income, majority) → più che sufficiente; (temperature) → piacevole
to make o.s. comfortable → mettersi a proprio agio
are you comfortable, sitting there? → sta comodo, seduto lì?
I don't feel very comfortable about it → non mi sento molto tranquillo

comfort

(ˈkamfət) noun
1. a pleasant condition of being physically or mentally relaxed, happy, warm etc. They now live in comfort.
2. anything that provides a little luxury, or makes one feel happier, or better able to bear misfortune. He enjoyed the comforts of the hotel; Her presence was a comfort to him in his grief; words of comfort.
ˈcomfortable adjective
1. in comfort; pleasantly relaxed. He looked very comfortable in his chair.
2. producing a good physical feeling. a comfortable chair.
3. financially secure without being rich. a comfortable standard of living.
ˈcomfortably adverb
ˈcomforting adjective
producing a pleasant or relaxed feeling. a comforting thought.
be comfortably off
to have enough money to live in comfort.

comfortable

مُرِيح pohodlný komfortabel bequem άνετος cómodo mukava confortable udoban comodo 快適な 쾌적한 comfortabel behagelig wygodny confortável удобный bekväm สะดวกสบาย rahat thoải mái 舒适的

comfortable

a. cómodo-a; a gusto.

comfortable

adj cómodo
References in classic literature ?
It was a comfortable room, though the carpet was faded and the furniture very plain, for a good picture or two hung on the walls, books filled the recesses, chrysanthemums and Christmas roses bloomed in the windows, and a pleasant atmosphere of home peace pervaded it.
If we can go by boat it will be much more comfortable.
Now, flanked by its dozen or more cottages, which were always filled with exclusive visitors from the "Quartier Francais," it enabled Madame Lebrun to maintain the easy and comfortable existence which appeared to be her birthright.
I invite you, friends, to join in praise for this signal deliverance from the hands of barbarians and infidels, to the comfortable and solemn tones of the tune called ' Northampton'.
It is an airy and comfortable room as any one need wish, and, of course, I would not be so silly as to make him uncomfortable just for a whim.
If you flatter yourself that you are all over comfortable, and have been so a long time, then you cannot be said to be comfortable any more.
We were taken into a clean, snug stable; there was a kind coachman, who made us very comfortable, and who seemed to think a good deal of James when he heard about the fire.
She continued to fetch and pour until I was well soaked and thoroughly comfortable.
They were finely and fashionably dressed, their manners were quite superb, and they led an easy, careless, comfortable life.
Pap he hadn't been seen for more than a year, and that was comfortable for me; I didn't want to see him no more.
Elton's would be depressed when he knew her state; and left her at last tolerably comfortable, in the sweet dependence of his having a most comfortless visit, and of their all missing her very much.
He did not stipulate for any particular sum, my dear Fanny; he only requested me, in general terms, to assist them, and make their situation more comfortable than it was in his power to do.