soothing


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sooth·ing

 (so͞o′thĭng)
adj.
Tending to soothe.

sooth′ing·ly adv.
sooth′ing·ness n.

soothing

(ˈsuːðɪŋ)
adj
having a calming, assuaging, or relieving effect
ˈsoothingly adv
ˈsoothingness n

sooth•ing

(ˈsu ðɪŋ)

adj.
tending to soothe: a soothing voice.
[1590–1600]
sooth′ing•ly, adv.
sooth′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.soothing - affording physical relief; "a soothing ointment for her sunburn"
comfortable, comfy - 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?"
2.soothing - freeing from fear and anxietysoothing - freeing from fear and anxiety  
reassuring - restoring confidence and relieving anxiety; "a very reassuring remark"

soothing

adjective
1. calming, relaxing, peaceful, quiet, calm, restful Put on some nice soothing music.
2. emollient, palliative, balsamic, demulcent, easeful, lenitive Cold tea is very soothing for burns.
Translations
zklidňující
beroligendedulmende
csillapítóenyhítõnyugtató
sefandi
pomirjujoč

soothing

[ˈsuːðɪŋ] ADJ [ointment, lotion] → balsámico, calmante; [massage, bath, music] → relajante; [tone, words, voice, manner] → tranquilizador
it has a soothing effect [massage, bath, music] → tiene un efecto relajante; [ointment] → tiene un efecto balsámico; [cough mixture, herbal tea] → tiene un efecto calmante; [words, voice] → tiene un efecto tranquilizador

soothing

[ˈsuːðɪŋ] adj
[tone, words] → apaisant(e); [bath, drink] → apaisant(e); [music, manner] → apaisant(e)
[ointment, lotion] → apaisant(e)

soothing

adjberuhigend, besänftigend; (= pain-relieving)schmerzlindernd; massagewohltuend; bathentspannend; he put a soothing hand on my shoulderer legte mir beruhigend or besänftigend die Hand auf die Schulter

soothing

[ˈsuːðɪŋ] adj (ointment) → calmante; (tone, words) → rassicurante; (bath) → rilassante

soothe

(suːð) verb
1. to calm, comfort or quieten (a person, his feelings etc). She was so upset that it took half an hour to soothe her.
2. to ease (pain etc). The medicine soothed the child's toothache.
ˈsoothing adjective
ˈsoothingly adverb
References in classic literature ?
Buffaloes proved soothing and satisfactory, and in her eagerness to amuse another, Beth forgot herself, and was quite unconscious of her sisters' surprise and delight at the unusual spectacle of Beth talking away to one of the dreadful boys, against whom she had begged protection.
Edna took him in her arms, and seating herself in the rocker, began to coddle and caress him, calling him all manner of tender names, soothing him to sleep.
It seemed, in truth, to be a spot devoted to seclusion, and the sisters imbibed a soothing impression of security, as they gazed upon its romantic though not unappalling beauties.
The tone seemed as if meant to be kind and soothing, but yet had a bitterness of sarcasm in it.
His first care was given to the child, whose cries, indeed, as she lay writhing on the trundle-bed, made it of peremptory necessity to postpone all other business to the task of soothing her.
The fact that the days passed for me without another encounter ought, it would have appeared, to have done something toward soothing my nerves.
An oarsman sprains his wrist: the carpenter concocts a soothing lotion.
I suppose Martha Mulwash did not mean to kill that baby when she dosed it with Dalby and soothing syrups; but she did kill it, and was tried for manslaughter.
With one of these in his fingers, Sam approached the colt, stroked and patted, and seemed apparently busy in soothing his agitation.
The first night we were there, we went to bed and to sleep early; but I awoke at the end of two or three hours, and lay a comfortable while listening to the soothing patter of the rain against the balcony windows.
They were months in which there had been many a weary night of watching by Aurelia's bedside; of soothing and bandaging and rubbing; of reading and nursing, even of feeding and bathing.
Never having enjoyed, to any considerable extent, her soothing presence, her tender and watch- ful care, I received the tidings of her death with much the same emotions I should have probably felt at the death of a stranger.