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comfortableness

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Comfort: the quality or state of being comfortable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. State of being comfortable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being comfortable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a feeling of being at ease in a relationship
  • n. a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain

Etymologies

From comfortable +‎ -ness. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I told him many times that I just didn't have "comfortableness" with him.

    2000-01-16 09:30:55

  • When I met my husband-to-be we had that "comfortableness" on the very first night.

    2000-01-16 09:30:55

  • I want to say thank you for this article which gives me another reminder to treasure my friends for their uniquenesses, honesty, and comfortableness with being genuine even in public.

    Open Letter to Ivor Tossell, Globe and Mail

  • When Jonas was certain that the garage door had shut and his wife's car had exited the driveway, he immediately rushed back to the bay window and watched as Reynold rose from the comfortableness of the plush shaded seat under the tree and strutted confidently to his shiny black Audi.

    The Fallen Oak

  • I love her novels for the same sort of comfortableness -- but in a British way.

    My new secret boyfriend

  • He describes a similar shift a bit more sardonically, saying that his relationship has settled into a state of "depressing comfortableness."

    Douglas LaBier: Recharge a Declining Relationship Through "Indifference"

  • Some of the comfortableness feels uncomfortable - how the son used his money and privilege as a lever to work through bureaucracy, a perfectly obvious decision that I would probably make as well, in the same circumstance as him.

    Social Weekend

  • We may or may not "rebound" from this crisis -- that is to say, find our way back to a sort of middle-class comfortableness relatively free of anxiety -- but what we will do is slowly continue to be transformed by it.

    Getting the Scoop from Nationally Syndicated Journalist Bob Koehler

  • Inner stability and a comfortableness in your own skin will help integration from me + you = me + you + us.

    Best of 2009: Stability

  • It was a tiny example, but still after all this time, an astonishing one to me, of Obama's comfortableness with honesty, and a reminder of how uncomfortable that seems to make his opponents.

    Peter Birkenhead: Barack Obama: The Audacity Of Being Human

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