What is the meaning of comfortable?


  • Providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal. )
    • usage: "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable"; "feeling comfy now"
  • Free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind.
    • usage: "was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared"; "the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong"; "was comfortable in his religious beliefs"; "she's a comfortable person to be with"; "she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents"
  • More than adequate.
    • usage: "the home team had a comfortable lead"
  • Sufficient to provide comfort.
    • usage: "a comfortable salary"
  • In fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich.
    • usage: "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"
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APAWordNet. (2010). comfortable. Retrieved October 17, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/comfortable/definitions/1171046
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