Definitions of comforter

  1. a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies; "a reliever of anxiety"; "an allayer of fears" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A wadded bedquilt; a comfortable. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. One who administers comfort or consolation. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. The Holy Spirit, -- referring to his office of comforting believers. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. A knit woolen tippet, long and narrow. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. One who consoles or aids. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. One who or that which comforts; wrapper for the neck. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A long woolen scarf. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. One who comforts; a long knit woollen wrapper to put round the neck; the Holy Spirit, as the indwelling abiding presence of Christ. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The person who, or thing which; the Holy Spirit. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for comforter

  1. We dwell too much, I think, upon some of these things; we cannot dwell too much, perhaps, but we dwell out of proportion, it may be, to the thought of Jesus Christ, the comforter of sorrow. – Addresses by Phillips Brooks
  2. We have hearts in us which can love, and feel, and sorrow, and be weak, and sinful, and mistaken; and therefore we want a Comforter – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley