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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 ?
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.
But the warm fall weather passed, and on bitter nights of frost or damp nights of drizzle, the street corner was not a comfortable meeting-place.
Twenty years before, when Dolly was a child, the lodge had been roomy and comfortable, though, like all lodges, it stood sideways to the entrance avenue, and faced the south.
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.
I'm not clear about that; but I dare say she will do her best to make them comfortable in body and mind, in accordance with our mother's example.
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.
THE shed was almost quite full of feathers--it was almost suffocating; but it was comfortable and very soft.
But it became evident to her that she could never be really comfortable again in a place which had seen the collapse of her family's attempt to "claim kin"-- and, through her, even closer union--with the rich d'Urbervilles.
I don't know," he said; "I'm comfortable here, and I'm too old, Trent, to live your life.
With the ornaments on the walls and ceilings cleaned and brightened up, and with the heavy old-fashioned beds, chairs, and tables replaced by bright, pretty, and luxurious modern furniture, these two promised to be at once the most attractive and the most comfortable bedchambers in the hotel.
EARLY in the present century it was generally reported among the neighbors of one Reuben Limbrick that he was in a fair way to make a comfortable little fortune by dealing in Salt.
Soon as it was night out we shoved; when we got her out to about the middle we let her alone, and let her float wherever the current wanted her to; then we lit the pipes, and dangled our legs in the water, and talked about all kinds of things -- we was always naked, day and night, whenever the mosquitoes would let us -- the new clothes Buck's folks made for me was too good to be comfortable, and besides I didn't go much on clothes, nohow.