reassuring


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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.

reassuring

(ˌriːəˈʃʊərɪŋ)
adj
(of someone's words or actions) helping to make one feel less worried about something
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reassuring - restoring confidence and relieving anxiety; "a very reassuring remark"
encouraging - giving courage or confidence or hope; "encouraging advances in medical research"
unreassuring, worrisome - not reassuring; tending to cause anxiety

reassuring

adjective encouraging, comforting, cheering, heartening, inspiriting She gave me some reassuring news.
Translations
konejšivýuklidňující
beroligendebetryggende
rauhoittava
umirujući
hughreystandi
安心させる
안심시켜 주는
uppmuntrande
ที่ให้ความมั่นใจ
làm yên lòng

reassuring

[ˈriːəˈʃʊərɪŋ] ADJ (= pacifying) → tranquilizador; (= encouraging) → alentador
to make reassuring noises (fig) → hacer comentarios tranquilizadores
it is reassuring to know that(me) tranquiliza saber que ..., es tranquilizador saber que ...

reassuring

[ˌriːəˈʃʊərɪŋ] adj [news, words, smile] → rassurant(e)

reassuring

adjberuhigend; they had been reassuring about the technical problemssie waren hinsichtlich der technischen Schwierigkeiten zuversichtlich gewesen, sie hatten sich beruhigend über die technischen Schwierigkeiten geäußert; it is reassuring to know that …es ist beruhigend zu wissen, dass …

reassuring

[ˌriːəˈʃʊərɪŋ] adjrassicurante

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

reassuring

مُطَمْئِن uklidňující betryggende beruhigend καθησυχαστικός tranquilizador rauhoittava rassurant umirujući rassicurante 安心させる 안심시켜 주는 geruststellend beroligende uspokajający tranquilizador обнадеживающий uppmuntrande ที่ให้ความมั่นใจ güven verici làm yên lòng 让人放心的
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He stood so still that a squirrel, busy with it's harvesting, ran dawn a pine close beside him, saw him suddenly and skipped back, scolding so shrilly that Beth looked up, espied the wistful face behind the birches, and beckoned with a reassuring smile.
No, he did no harm," went on Tom, in a reassuring tone.
A more reassuring introduction for a new governess could scarcely be conceived; there was no grandeur to overwhelm, no stateliness to embarrass; and then, as I entered, the old lady got up and promptly and kindly came forward to meet me.
The deepened marks in the nose, and the lengthening of the fine straight lines in the cruel face, looked ominous as to that; the uncle made a graceful gesture of protest, which was so clearly a slight form of good breeding that it was not reassuring.
It was reassuring, on such a night, to be told that some of the inn-servants had agreed together to sit up until morning.
He had worked himself into a state of great excitement, but he checked it, took two or three short breaths, swallowed as often, and stretching out his hand towards me said, in a reassuring manner, "I ain't a-going to be low, dear boy
Rosalind was very reassuring on that point, and then said musingly, as if half to herself, "But that hill is dangerous, you know; and young people would do well to pay attention to the danger-board
While this information was in no way reassuring, neither was it at all conclusive proof of the death of Dejah Thoris, and so I determined to make every effort possible to reach Helium as quickly as I could and carry to Tardos Mors such news of his granddaughter's possible whereabouts as lay in my power.
The look in the Killer's eyes and his emphasis of the word "purchase" were none too reassuring to Malbihn.
With wine and food, the confidence of my own table, and the necessity of reassuring my wife, I grew by insensible degrees courageous and secure.
It seems to me rather reassuring than otherwise; men who did not wish to be seen would not light a fire.
The growing influence of women is the one reassuring thing in our political life, Lady Caroline.