Antonyms of noun comfort

1 of 7 senses of comfort

Sense 1
comfort, comfortableness -- (a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain; "he is a man who enjoys his comfort"; "she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair")
       Antonym of discomfort (Sense 1)
      => discomfort, uncomfortableness -- (the state of being tense and feeling pain)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun comfort

7 senses of comfort

Sense 1
comfort, comfortableness -- (a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain; "he is a man who enjoys his comfort"; "she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair")
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Sense 2
comfort -- (a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment)
       => pleasure, pleasance -- (a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience; "he was tingling with pleasure")

Sense 3
consolation, comfort, solace -- (the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his presence was a consolation to her")
       => relief, succor, succour, ministration -- (assistance in time of difficulty; "the contributions provided some relief for the victims")

Sense 4
ease, comfort -- (a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world")
       => affluence, richness -- (abundant wealth; "they studied forerunners of richness or poverty"; "the richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty")

Sense 5
comfort -- (satisfaction or physical well-being provided by a person or thing; "his friendship was a comfort"; "a padded chair was one of the room's few comforts")
       => gratification, satisfaction -- (state of being gratified or satisfied; "dull repetitious work gives no gratification"; "to my immense gratification he arrived on time")

Sense 6
quilt, comforter, comfort, puff -- (bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together)
       => bedclothes, bed clothing, bedding -- (coverings that are used on a bed)

Sense 7
comfort -- (assistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal; "it gave comfort to the enemy")
       => aid, assist, assistance, help -- (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb comfort

2 senses of comfort

Sense 1
comfort, soothe, console, solace -- (give moral or emotional strength to)

Sense 2
comfort, ease -- (lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs")
       => relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage -- (provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches")

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