The definition of comforting is something that soothes you.
An example of comforting is a bowl of chicken noodle soup when you have a cold.
(comparative more comforting, superlative most comforting)
- Giving comfort.
- Your comforting words help ease my mind.
- It's comforting to know that I've always got my Mum when things go wrong.
- Present participle of comfort.
- The act of giving comfort.