from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Providing physical comfort: a comfortable chair.
- adj. Free from stress or anxiety; at ease: not comfortable about the interview.
- adj. Producing feelings of ease or security: a comfortable person; a comfortable evening at home.
- adj. Sufficient to provide financial security: comfortable earnings.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A stuffed or quilted coverlet for a bed; a comforter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Strong; vigorous; valiant.
- adj. Serviceable; helpful.
- adj. Affording or imparting comfort or consolation; able to comfort; cheering.
- adj. In a condition of comfort; having comforts; not suffering or anxious; hence, contented; cheerful.
- adj. Free, or comparatively free, from pain or distress; -- used of a sick person.
- n. A stuffed or quilted coverlet for a bed; a comforter; a comfort.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Being in a state of ease or moderate enjoyment, as after sickness or pain; enjoying contentment and ease or repose.
- Cheerful; disposed to enjoyment.
- Attended with or producing comfort; free from or not causing disquiet of body or mind: as, to be in comfortable circumstances.
- Giving comfort; cheering; affording help, ease, or consolation; serviceable.
- Of things.
- Synonyms Pleasant, agreeable, grateful.
- n. A thickly wadded and quilted bedcover. Also comfort and comforter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind
- adj. more than adequate
- adj. providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal)
- adj. in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
- adj. sufficient to provide comfort
(for the general had chosen them) that they were each and all of them in their way comfortable, in the full English spirit of the word, and according to the French explanation of _comfortable_, given to us by the Duchess d'Abrantes, _convenablement bon_; but in compassion to Mr. Churchill's fastidious restlessness, she would now show him a perfection of
But that said, yes, for some people consuming porn can be totally unproductive, and the only way to remain comfortable is to forego it.
I take my stand, therefore, upon this incontestable fact, that the man of leisure becomes daily more reluctant to undergo fatigue, that he eagerly seeks for what he calls the comfortable, that is to say for every means of sparing himself the play and the waste of the organs.
Due to the many hassles of modern air travel, my wife and I fly as absolutely little as we can but when we do fly we use Southwest Airlines whose coach seats are a bit more comfortable than other airlines we've flown using the word comfortable loosely.
Crocker earns what he describes as a "comfortable" living from his cut of YouTube profits through their Partnership Programme.
As the philosopher was well aware, there also existed what he referred to as the comfortable habits of mind by which women were regarded as second-class citizens.
McAndrew: I had what you call a comfortable fastball that was live when I kept it down.
The South African Government said yesterday that when Mr. Mandela is fully recovered from TB he would be moved to what it called comfortable, secure accommodation where he would be able to see his family more freely.
It is evident that, as society is constituted, man is the working and woman, generally, the ornamental portion, of it, at least in those classes to which Providence or society has given what we call comfortable circumstances.
"Ah, that 's what I call comfortable!" said he, lying back in his chair.