Synonyms for soothing

Grammar : Adj
Spell : soo-th ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈsu ðɪŋ

Top 10 synonyms for soothing Other synonyms for the word soothing

Définition of soothing

Origin :
  • 1590s, "flattering," from present participle of soothe. Sense of "mollifying" is from 1746. Related: Soothingly.
  • adj comforting
Example sentences :
  • In low and soothing tones, the maiden inquired, "Where did we go, Paralus?"
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • A still, pale fog is soothing; it lulls nature to a kind of repose.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • The girls were soothing me and fussing over me when Aunt Frank opened the door.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • I am glad that there is soothing in these dried leaves for those who require it.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • It was soothing to his eyes, so used to the darkness of the Nibelungs' cavern.
  • Extract from : « Opera Stories from Wagner » by Florence Akin
  • And after that a plentiful application of soothing liniment.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Be thine the lips, and thine the soothing hand, that shall wake me from it.
  • Extract from : « Leila, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • You make one bite your head off, when one wants to be soothing beyond everything.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • The old gentleman looked from one to the other with a soothing smile.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • This shade and coolness, both so soothing, now brought him relief.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
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