Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
soothing

sooth·ing

soothing

 
pronunciation:
su thIng
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: acting to ease pain, tension, or emotional distress.
Put on some soothing music and try to relax.This ointment is quite soothing for sore muscles.
synonyms:
calming, palliative
antonyms:
jarring
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: soothingly (adv.)