adjective com·fort·able \ˈkəm(p)(f)-tə(r)-bəl, ˈkəm(p)-fə(r)-tə-bəl, ˈkəm-fə(r)-bəl\

: not causing any physically unpleasant feelings : producing physical comfort

: not having any physically unpleasant feelings : experiencing physical comfort

: allowing you to be relaxed : causing no worries, difficulty, or uncertainty

Full Definition of COMFORTABLE

a :  affording or enjoying contentment and security <a comfortable income>
b :  affording or enjoying physical comfort <a comfortable chair> <was too comfortable to move>
a :  free from vexation or doubt <comfortable assumptions>
b :  free from stress or tension <a comfortable routine>
com·fort·able·ness noun
com·fort·ably \-blē\ adverb

First Known Use of COMFORTABLE


Synonym Discussion of COMFORTABLE

comfortable, cozy, snug, easy, restful mean enjoying or providing a position of contentment and security. comfortable applies to anything that encourages serenity, well-being, or complacency as well as physical ease <started feeling comfortable in our new surroundings>. cozy suggests warmth, shelter, assured ease, and friendliness <a cozy neighborhood coffee shop>. snug suggests having just enough space for comfort and safety but no more <a snug little cottage>. easy implies relief from or absence of anything likely to cause discomfort or constraint <living in easy circumstances>. restful applies to whatever induces or contributes to rest or relaxation <a quiet restful vacation>.
COMFORTABLE Defined for Kids


adjective com·fort·able \ˈkəm-fər-tə-bəl, ˈkəmf-tər-bəl\

Definition of COMFORTABLE for Kids

:  giving physical ease <a comfortable chair>
:  more than what is needed <a comfortable income>
:  physically at ease
com·fort·ably \-blē\ adjective


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