creature comforts


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creature comfort

n. often creature comforts
Something, such as food and warmth, that contributes to physical comfort: "In World War I, creature comforts were cherished even more than comradeship and unit loyalties" (Stanley Weintraub).

creature comforts

pl n
material things or luxuries that help to provide for one's bodily comfort

crea′ture com′forts


n.pl.
things that contribute to bodily comfort and ease of mind, as food, warmth, or sleeping facilities.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.creature comforts - things that make you comfortable and at easecreature comforts - things that make you comfortable and at ease; "all the comforts of home"
bread and butter, keep, livelihood, sustenance, living, support - the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
Translations

creature comforts

plleibliches Wohl

creature comforts

nplcomodità fpl
References in classic literature ?
No enjoyments have greater zest than these, snatched in the very midst of difficulty and danger; and it is probable the poor wayworn and weather- beaten travellers relished these creature comforts the more highly from the surrounding desolation, and the dangerous proximity of the Crows.
He was too philosophic and simple to be vindictive, and he lived too much in the world of mind to miss the creature comforts we were giving up.
Yes, with plenty of creature comforts and her old place in the amen corner in her possession again, she would be perfectly happy and at peace thenceforward to the end.
Fraulein Wundermacher, so big and masterful, such an enemy of day-dreams, such a friend of das Praktische, such a lover of creature comforts, had died long ago, had been succeeded long ago by others, German sometimes, and sometimes English, and sometimes at intervals French, and they too had all in their turn vanished, and I was here a solitary ghost.
It is an excellent house, and the proprietors have most bountiful notions of providing the creature comforts.
The store of creature comforts was not the chief part of the visitor's reception.
He was very angry; but as only direct necessity had ever led him to close in mortal combat with a lion, knowing as he did that he had only luck and agility to pit against the frightful odds of muscle, weight, fangs, and talons, he did not now even consider descending and engaging in so unequal and useless a duel for the mere reward of a little added creature comfort.
I'm just going to throw myself into it and not worry that I don't have my creature comforts.
It is more comfortable to seek a hassle-free existence centred on creature comforts and without to much deep thinking to unsettle moral and spiritual inertia.
Park has been nominated for an Academy Award a total of six times, and won four with Creature Comforts (1989), The Wrong Trousers (1993), A Close Shave (1995), and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005).
The animated films Creature Comforts, The Wrong Trousers, A Close Shave and The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit all won Academy Awards.
I THINK it will be too cold for canvas, but mobile homes offer more creature comforts.