reassurance


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re·as·sure

 (rē′ə-sho͝or′)
tr.v. re·as·sured, re·as·sur·ing, re·as·sures
1. To restore confidence to: I felt reassured that I was up to the job.
2. To assure again: We reassured him that the project was on schedule.
3. To reinsure.

re′as·sur′ance n.
re′as·sur′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reassurance - the act of reassuringreassurance - the act of reassuring; restoring someone's confidence
support - aiding the cause or policy or interests of; "the president no longer has the support of his own party"; "they developed a scheme of mutual support"
Translations
إعادَة طَمْأَنَةطَمْأَنَه من جَديد
opětovné ujištěníuklidnění
beroligelseberoligenforsikring
megnyugtatás
huggun, hughreystinghughreystandi orî
opätovné ubezpečenie
güvencegüvence verme

reassurance

[ˈriːəˈʃʊərəns] Nconsuelo m, confianza f
sometimes we all need reassurancehay veces cuando todos necesitamos que se nos anime nuestra confianza

reassurance

[ˌriːəˈʃʊərəns] n
(= guarantee) → assurance f, garantie f
(= comfort) → réconfort m

reassurance

n
(= feeling of security)Beruhigung f; to give somebody reassurancejdn beruhigen; a mother’s presence gives a child the reassurance it needsdie Gegenwart der Mutter gibt dem Kind das nötige Gefühl der Sicherheit
(= renewed confirmation)Bestätigung f; despite his reassurance(s)trotz seiner Versicherungen; (of lover etc)trotz seiner Beteuerungen

reassurance

[ˌriːəˈʃʊərns] nrassicurazione f

reassure

(riəˈʃuə) verb
to take away the doubts or fears of. The woman was worried about the dangers of taking aspirins, but her doctor reassured her.
ˌreasˈsurance noun
1. the process of reassuring or being reassured.
2. something said etc that makes a person feel reassured. She wants reassurance; Despite his reassurances, I'm still not happy.
ˌreasˈsuring adjective
the doctor's reassuring remarks.
ˌreasˈsuringly adverb
References in classic literature ?
That will come," was the consoling reassurance given him by Golenishtchev, in whose view Vronsky had both talent, and what was most important, culture, giving him a wider outlook on art.
Suddenly I heard the voice of my poor husband in exclamations of astonishment, with that of my son in reassurance and dissuasion; and there by the shadow of a group of trees they stood--near, so near
Grose immediately and violently entered, breaking, even while there pierced through my sense of ruin a prodigious private triumph, into breathless reassurance.
But a greater grief than the loss of the launch could have engendered in me, filled my heart--a sullen, gnawing misery which I tried to deny--which I refused to admit--but which persisted in obsessing me until my heart rose and filled my throat, and I could not speak when I would have uttered words of reassurance to my companions.
My greatest reassurance was, that he was coming to Barnard's Inn, not to Hammersmith, and consequently would not fall in Bentley Drummle's way.
Even the presence of Pym, waiting on him with the usual deference, was a reassurance to him after the scenes of yesterday.
It was evident that the effort of speaking had been much greater than her studied composure betrayed, and that at his first word of reassurance she had dropped back into the usual, as a too-adventurous child takes refuge in its mother's arms.
His job done, he sets off for Tom-all-Alone's, stopping in the light of innumerable gas-lamps to produce the piece of gold and give it another one-sided bite as a reassurance of its being genuine.
He glanced at Ruth for reassurance, much in the same manner that a passenger, with sudden panic thought of possible shipwreck, will strive to locate the life preservers.
Without directly answering to this appeal, she sat so still when he had very gently raised her, and the hands that had not ceased to clasp his wrists were so much more steady than they had been, that she communicated some reassurance to Mr.
Sir," returned the young man, with a reassurance of manner, "make your mind easy on this score.
she whispered inwardly in a last brave attempt to combat the terrible hopelessness that was overwhelming her, but her fingers stole for reassurance to the slim blade that she had managed to transfer, undetected, from her old harness to the new.