- n. Plural form of creature comfort.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. those objects, as food, drink, and shelter, which minister to the comfort of the body.
- n. things that make you comfortable and at ease
“Wedged between a Dunkin’ Donuts and a tenement building was an intriguing store called Fu Shou Funeral Products, which sells miniature paper replicas of houses and cars meant to be burned at funerals and subsequent ceremonies to ensure an afterlife for the deceased that is filled with their favorite creature comforts from this world.”
“Perhaps the blazing fire, the fragrant tea, the little hasty meal, were not very paradisaical elements; but even these creature comforts acquire a sentiment after a long, tedious journey, especially when the tired traveller retains all the quick sensations of youth, and is delivered from the horrible exaggerated terrors of inexperience as well as the mere fatigue of body and soul.”
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