[n] the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his presence was a consolation to her"
[n] a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment
[n] 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"
[n] 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"
[v] ease physically
[v] give moral or emotional strength to