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 ?
Grose immediately and violently entered, breaking, even while there pierced through my sense of ruin a prodigious private triumph, into breathless reassurance.
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.
A word of encouragement and explanation, of pity for my childish ignorance, of welcome home, of reassurance to me that it was home, might have made me dutiful to him in my heart henceforth, instead of in my hypocritical outside, and might have made me respect instead of hate him.
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.
Sir," returned the young man, with a reassurance of manner, "make your mind easy on this score.
Even the presence of Pym, waiting on him with the usual deference, was a reassurance to him after the scenes of yesterday.
But it's to stop now; and if the government message of reassurance gets through to them in time, they may turn up after all by the time the enemy lands.
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.
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.
It was an act of reassurance rather than a caress, though I must admit that again and even in the face of death I thrilled at the contact with her; and then I released her and threw my rifle to my shoulder, for at last I had reached the conclusion that nothing more could be gained by waiting.
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.