how to pronounce comforting


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the above transcription of comforting is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

comforting is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of comforting in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that's a comforting thought even if you …”

meanings of comforting


  1. Giving comfort.


  1. Present participle of comfort.


  1. The act of giving comfort.

comforting frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word comforting occurs in english on average 10.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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