Tending to soothe.
(comparative more soothing, superlative most soothing)
- Present participle of soothe.
- The act by which somebody is soothed.
Variant of soothe
transitive verbsoothed, soothing
- to make calm or composed, as by gentle treatment, flattery, etc.; appease; mollify
- to allay or relieve (pain, an ache, etc.); assuage
Origin of sootheMiddle English sothen ; from Old English sothian, to bear witness to, prove true ; from soth: see sooth
to have a soothing effect