Synonym of soothing

Alternative for soothing

soothes, soothed, soothing

Synonym: calm, comfort, ease, pacify, quiet, relieve,

Antonym: enrage,

Adjective

Having a gently calming effect
calming relaxing restful calm peaceful quiet reassuring tranquillizing comforting dreamy lulling narcotic pacifying quieting sedative tranquil tranquilizing placid reposeful soporific consolatory consoling easing mollifying relieving remedying softening warming calmative somnolent opiate hypnotic palliative somniferous quietening numbing sleep-inducing drowsy slumberous encouraging analgesic somnific cheering sleepy anodyne uplifting supportive inspiriting deadening painkilling heartening anaesthetic sympathetic anesthetic understanding helpful caring protective slumbrous compassionate satisfying gratifying kind kindly mesmerizing pain-relieving fulfilling appeasing pleasing ataractic gentle mesmerising allaying warm lenitive gladdening heartwarming stupefacient stupefactive nurturing inspiring sensitive empathetic concerned benevolent dozy snoozy dull somnifacient boosting stimulating affectionate responsive nodding balmy settling romantic stupefying dulling boring monotonous Lethean stuporific depressant deadly dull soporiferous somnorific neuroleptic heavy ataraxic mesmeric beneficent giving thoughtful spellbinding attentive empathic maternal indulgent philanthropical gracious philanthropic considerate generous paternal affirmative entrancing enthusiastic cheerful feeling charitable altruistic fascinating compelling appreciative positive approving sleep-producing bewitching irresistible welcome magnetic captivating trance-inducing soporose enthralling absorbing commiserative tender assuaging solicitous condoling rewarding loving heart-warming mitigating analeptic upholding revitalizing curing solacing abating bolstering envigorating revitalising invigorating lightening succouring alleviating revivifying health-giving restoring sustaining succoring freeing refreshing

Adjective

Melodiously or musically soft and sweet
mellifluous melodious musical euphonious melodic dulcet mellow harmonious tuneful mellifluent lyrical resonant rich symphonious sweet euphonic harmonic silvery smooth lilting lyric soft honeyed pleasant agreeable songful pleasing tuned liquid birdsweet flowing fluid silky sweet-sounding sweet-toned sweet-flowing clear symphonic easy on the ear canorous harmonizing bell-like golden silver-toned euphonous harmonising well-pitched sonorous pleasing to the ear in tune fluent pure clarion distinct pretty melting seraphic angelical silvery-toned round concordant assonant accordant silver-tongued orotund rotund delectable well tuned pleasant-sounding mild consonant rhythmical bland rhythmic full deep vibrant ringing fruity full-bodied strong booming reverberant reverberating resounding balanced reverberative eurythmic eurhythmic orchestral powerful loud full-toned congruous expressive catchy well-tuned plangent rounded phat chantlike in chorus in unison in concert blending chiming choral operatic in harmony chant-like sing-song song-like light graceful refined unctuous poppy foot-tapping easy-listening euphonical bright eloquent significant classical listenable instrumental philharmonic ensemble enjoyable vocal poetic vibrating sounding pulsating ariose sonorant baritone chanting rhapsodic songlike echoing full-voiced loud-voiced singsong singing singable carrying bardic emotional passionate poeticized poetical big throaty robust personal subjective plummy inspired sentimental soulful romantic deeply felt prominent polyphonic pear-shaped

Adjective

Generally pleasing to the senses
dulcet pleasant delightful agreeable pleasing pleasurable enjoyable nice gratifying satisfying good welcome congenial heavenly delectable felicitous sweet delightsome delicious jolly pretty dreamy grateful blessed luscious blest savory darling savoury tasty palatable charming silvery golden soft excellent exceptional wonderful positive great marvelous satisfactory superb likable appealing comforting splendid fair favorable stunning beautiful ravishing enchanting mild comfortable valuable glamorous photogenic elegant enviable precious fascinating acceptable sound seductive presentable tasteful fine lovesome sunny amiable flashy affable gorgeous sublime exhilarating worthy joyous engaging hunky lovely clear super euphoric tempting aesthetic cunning delicate resplendent A1 cheery rad reputable neat drop-dead slick prime pulchritudinous dollish amusing boss statuesque glamourous glossy spanking dainty cute honourable intoxicating splashy snazzy well-favored eye-catching good-looking choice fun ace capital flamboyant sterling hospitable showy beauteous sightly arresting attractive admirable in order exquisite commendable dishy comely zingy foxy fetching hunky-dory radiant prettyish showstopping relief OK knockout rapturous unspoilt not bad superior glad honorable taking select gnarly ecstatic elating telegenic alluring splendorous super-excellent paradisiacal deluxe copacetic paradisal relishable super-eminent copasetic recherche stupendous first-rate genial paradisaical passable calming shipshape esthetic first-class recreative supercalifragilisticexpialidocious paradisiac paradisaic irie marvellous likeable favourable handsome bonny goodly seemly likely bonnie captivating divine adorable desirable winning glorious smashing entertaining magnificent fabulous prepossessing enticing bewitching fantastic beguiling striking terrific irresistible charismatic tantalizing fanciable easy on the eye winsome fit grand refreshing nice-looking sexy tantalising out of this world sultry hot nubile sensational graceful as pretty as a picture sensual lush arousing bootylicious adorbs entrancing brilliant luring spunky rewarding magical cheering exciting drop-dead gorgeous well favoured inviting sexual fab peachy sensuous thrilling magic heartening scrumptious stylish cheerful diverting amazing easy on the eyes come-hither happy bodacious cool babelicious beaut swell beddable well-favoured shapely erotic dazzling intriguing to one's liking come-to-bed sexually attractive cordial awesome heartwarming personable magnetic interesting pleasureful fine and dandy brill spiffing enthralling provocative mesmeric topping wizard bonzer groovy beckoning top-hole becoming buxom blooming on fleek very beautiful to one's taste fine-looking promising bright encouraging blissful outstanding propitious opportune fulfilling timely appreciated gladdening decorative suitable ducky festive heaven-sent much needed superlative champion ripping cracking corking dandy beezer frabjous lovable lekker mooi joyful perfect gladly received to your liking teasing wholesome very agreeable very nice a ten well favored very pleasant titillating ok friendly alright compelling sympathetic extremely enjoyable extremely pleasant artistic consoling sapid convivial balmy relaxing snug suited welcoming wanted extremely attractive powerful highest ornamental jovial adapted appropriate studly enhancing fancy stellar restful renewing rejuvenating restorative solacing merry dear easy to take matchless peerless tremendous angelic well suited clean-cut incredible easygoing good-natured sweet-natured preferable beautifying goodlooking noble immaculate supreme restoring couthy trim dreamboat eyeful bijou ambrosial ineffable yummy gay gladsome celebratory distracting clubbable rare par excellence spiffy peach ready pussycat classy symmetrical ideal well-formed refined picture-perfect very attractive greatly to one's liking very pleasurable just fine flawless constructive productive worthwhile wicked splendiferous beneficial to your taste long-awaited longed-for desired contenting sustaining sufficient substantial nourishing satiating adequate happiness-inducing replayable in good taste way-out tip-top out of sight top-notch very good heart-warming light-hearted hitting the spot optimistic glowing aglow rosy hopeful beaming auspicious elfin drawing attention

Adjective

Comfortable and cozy, as a home would be
homey homely comfortable relaxed intimate comfy homelike warm snug cozy cosy friendly welcoming easy pleasant cheerful congenial hospitable homestyle familiar informal delightful folksy down-home laid-back snug as a bug in a rug cushy restful soft easeful secure canny relaxing leisurely homy safe unpretentious simple gemütlich inviting mellow domestic untidy disheveled dishevelled homespun downhome comforting agreeable snuggly home-like sheltered appealing reassuring lived-in homemade homecooked peaceful calm serene reposeful unhurried tranquil stress-free undisturbed carefree plain humble homebrew undemanding casual unworried at home at ease satisfied commodious content contented untroubled unexacting open natural easygoing breezy cool unstuffy unconstrained unstudied matey chummy unaffected pally unbuttoned easy-going laid back low-pressure non-formal free-and-easy happy everyday leisure loose loose-fitting sporty workaday sportif baggy non-dressy sedate nonchalant leisured lax at peace slouchy harmonious toasty warming hot jammy untaxing plum lush enjoyable sloppy bright plush ordinary normal measured sympathetic careful cautious uplifting convenient satisfying roomy day-to-day useful obliging tractable temperate deliberate sunny attractive cheering recognized free recognizable made well docile unoppressive unburdensome comforted of good cheer unceremonious unreserved unrestrained protected placid recognisable recognised reassured gratified free and easy rested soothed restored fresh snuggled down cuddled up on bed of roses snug as bug in rug in clover snug as a bug tucked up in velvet

Adjective

Undemanding and easily executed
light undemanding unexacting easy simple untaxing moderate effortless basic straightforward bearable elementary endurable low impact manageable painless tolerable unchallenging breezy cushy facile minimal not burdensome stress-free superficial uncomplicated comfortable downhill easygoing inconsiderable not hard piece of cake balmy benign bland mellow nonabrasive tender middle-of-the-road smooth fluid cheap snap soft ready royal hands-down fluent trouble-free quick unproblematic a cinch clear as easy as ABC a piece of cake as easy as falling off a log plain sailing natural flowing untroublesome graceful easy-peasy duck soup a snap a breeze a pushover easy as pie a doddle money for jam a bludge idiot-proof money for old rope easy-breezy not difficult no sweat picnic a snip child's play distinct obvious plain rudimental elegant free-flowing unbroken uninterrupted continuous trivial apparent regular rhythmic pushover a piece of old tackle no trouble no problem as easy as pie sinuous feline fast leisurely spontaneous instinctive intuitive a walk in the park a cakewalk a picnic a gift unforced running cursive offhand liquid articulate able to speak or write undistorted unmuddled unmuffled unclouded unobscured clean uninvolved attainable mindless perspicuous weightless palpable unambiguous unmistakable workable evident unequivocal user friendly accessible transparent kids' stuff cinch user-friendly slight clear-cut idiotproof no muss no fuss patent bed of roses open-and-shut simple as ABC wieldy yielding no bother nothing to it easily done little manifest paltry mere routine practical a five-finger exercise rudimentary comprehensible a doss handy easy to use a snack convenient intelligible casual untroubled useful feasible fundamental essential elemental introductory underlying beginning abecedarian easily operated easy to understand nothing meat-and-potatoes initial foolproof basal manipulable ergonomic adaptable straight short without a hitch carefree direct easeful unsophisticated parsimonious efficient necessary basilar lowest lax unburdensome simplistic relaxed uninhibited well-ordered down-to-earth unfussy safe easy-going laid-back unlabored uneventful easy going smooth sailing easy progress straight sailing easy ride easily accomplished well ordered easily understood easily grasped easy as ABC lazy cool cavalier ordinary precise non-complex specific runaway functional usable practicable applicable working easily won useable applicative serviceable applied actionable ultrapractical exploitable breeze primary foundational primitive preliminary original ABCs primo prefatory substratal uncomplex simplest simplified simplex meat and potatoes

Noun

The action or process of appeasing
appeasement conciliation pacification accommodation concession placation propitiation acceding allaying blunting easing mollification palliation quieting reconciliation relieving satisfaction softening acquiescence calming compromise dovishness lessening lulling mitigation peacemaking peace-mongering quelling quenching solace abatement alleviation assuagement peace offering sweetening tranquillization accession adjustment amends grant moderation reparation restoration settlement tranquilization reduction diminution relief weakening deadening remission dulling extenuation decrease slackening lightening attenuation cushioning tempering modification slowing disarming allowance cutback resolution reconcilement rapprochement reunion curtailment easement slaking vindication cure qualification justification improvement diminishing relaxation modulation decline subsidence contraction ebb waning easing off damping tailing off stilling let-up dwindling ebbing release letup minimization shrinkage dying down petering out restriction lowering loosening dilution comfort ease minimizing palliative salving remedy minimising letting up erosion respite excuse lull de-escalation slowing down discount subtraction deduction detraction suspension abeyance explanation apology amelioration delay break pause interruption retardation taking away an excuse subsiding fading sinking dying away loss dent wane fade fall diminishment falloff decrement cessation depletion drop-off drop declining step down depression desisting dropping away dying out dropping off relenting cooling off saving cut tapering off

Verb

Present participle for to provide comfort or assuagement to
calming quieting settling lulling appeasing hushing pacifying stilling mollifying quietening subduing becalming calming down comforting composing conciliating lullabying mitigating salving tranquilizing propitiating balming cooling dulcifying lightening reducing relaxing settling down squaring stroking unburdening untroubling winning over making peace with quietening down buttering up cooling off making nice making up patching things up playing up to pouring oil on smoothing down taking the sting out assuaging placating allaying easing softening gentling quelling alleviating palliating reconciling sweetening moderating disarming resolving tempering relieving taking the edge off satisfying humouring humoring silencing lessening sedating repressing smoothing over soft-pedalling soft-pedaling restraining contenting defusing controlling deadening smoothing out anesthetizing sorting out ironing out clearing up squaring off anaesthetizing abating diminishing checking curbing making peace steadying qualifying mellowing dulling modulating chilling out pleasing consoling burying the hatchet drugging doping softening up reassuring stupefying putting at rest quieting down containing taming regulating knocking out reining suppressing laying back adjusting tranquillising putting under putting out making calm rocking to sleep stabilizing toning down weakening stabilising holding in taking the sting out of pouring oil on troubled waters cooling out coming to terms with dampening cheering allying healing honeying sugaring dulcorating shutting down collecting assuring atoning piping down unwinding making amends to getting control of crushing ameliorating numbing benumbing stifling quashing chastening getting a grip on pacificating putting down conning greasing sugaring the pill ceasing falling re-collecting restricting pouring cold water on throwing cold water on dampening down slackening solacing smothering disposing constraining making inactive rendering insensible making less sensitive fixing up imposing peace upon restoring harmony to breaking mincing damping modifying easing off clearing the air with smoothing someone's ruffled feathers temperating cushioning admixing taking the edge taking it easy putting the lid on kissing and making up administering drugs to administering opiates to administering narcotics to keeping in check playing down keeping under control meeting halfway smoothing narcotizing revamping switching transmogrifying diluting putting a lid on adding sweetening candy-coating added sugar making more appealing making sweet loosening up giving a sedative to putting to sleep putting under sedation unruffling zonking desensitising desensitizing taking the heat damping down rescuing crippling demilitarizing saving recovering neutralizing demilitarising clearing the air padding neutralising fine tuning making reasonable taking the bite out of monkeying around with simmering down letting up easing up tuning down making less tense lightening up making less uptight settling your nerves making matters up administering a tranquillizer to administering a sedative to acceding to somebody's demands sugarcoating delighting gratifying gladdening pleasuring settling one's nerves warming suiting rejoicing gassing tickling enrapturing feasting bewitching captivating gladding charming sufficing indulging thrilling making happy agreeing with

Verb

Present participle for to provide assuagement or palliation to
alleviating easing relieving assuaging allaying diminishing dulling mitigating palliating softening deadening decreasing helping lessening moderating mollifying tempering abating blunting lenifying taking the edge off reducing lightening calming subduing toning down attenuating appeasing quelling weakening lulling cushioning quieting dampening relaxing tranquilizing diluting pacifying ameliorating checking curing stilling sweetening damping suppressing quietening stifling modifying lowering extenuating cooling salving comforting taking the sting out healing placating dispelling numbing smothering repressing smoothing composing nursing improving slaking doctoring benumbing pouring oil on making better muffling impairing anaesthetizing thinning putting an end to anesthetizing taking the bite out treating controlling quenching banishing stopping slackening counteracting succoring killing satisfying paralysing contracting dissipating remedying making nice sapping slowing curbing destroying meliorating succouring dwindling de-escalating downsizing depleting muting depressing shrinking aiding assisting mellowing paralyzing cauterizing enfeebling undermining crippling disabling debilitating attending to letting up on taking a load off cauterising disburdening facilitating freeing watering down getting rid of cutting down obtunding remitting addressing soft-pedalling soft-pedaling commuting attending excusing mending dismissing nourishing reducing the force of silencing masking dropping denting downscaling eliminating restoring sating driving off squaring driving away putting to rest chasing away damping down dulcifying loosening cooling out reducing something desensitising putting a damper on hebetating desensitizing balming knocking down playing up to degrading buffering fixing up taking sting out patching things up gruntling gentling rehabilitating tapering curtailing depreciating cutting releasing slacking filling surfeiting subsiding decrementing eroding restraining waning minimizing setting right loosing settling brightening ebbing putting a stop to varying consoling solacing punctuating easing off wearing down cutting back petering out wearing away winding down tailing off minimising rolling back lissing interrupting preventing breaking up promoting disengaging simplifying speeding forwarding cheering lifting opening the door relenting untightening running interference for letting up furthering speeding up clearing the way making easier expediting bringing respite to extinguishing drowning stunning retarding etherizing gassing stupefying incapacitating doping injuring unnerving frustrating depriving consuming exhausting dimming tiring KO'ing freezing chloroforming making lighter quashing bringing an end to making bearable deflating adulterating vitiating devaluating enervating offsetting rarefying constricting squelching overcoming subjugating knocking out putting to sleep putting out of order laying out taking load off rising above choking off cutting off making something bearable uplighting unburdening levitating shifting unloading emptying jettisoning taking changing removing disencumbering upraising eradicating bringing aid bringing aid to reducing weight making less pouring out throwing out putting off immobilizing prostrating torpefying sedating immobilising narcotizing poisoning devitalizing dosing hitting fixing medicating handicapping damaging chillin chilling shattering dosing up ruining hurting marring wrecking doping up limiting dazing unstrengthening etiolating opiating indisposing restricting wasting drugging hamstringing physicking maiming rendering insensitive disempowering mutilating sabotaging harming spoiling putting out of action mangling qualifying narrowing pruning hardening fatiguing draining coarsening subverting laming fulfilling paring down knackering emasculating laying low making feeble making weak invalidating hindering inactivating eating away shooting down totalling throwing monkey wrench in pinioning hocking muzzling kiboshing unfitting rendering incapable taking out wearing out battering totaling unbracing hogtying doing in hogtieing disarming shocking cumbering revising stultifying discouraging retrenching satiating petrifying deterring indurating dullening gratifying indulging inhibiting dashing blanketing stamping out modulating callousing rendering powerless making unfit making powerless spiking making weaker clouding throwing cold water on disfiguring depriving of sensation pouring cold water on taking pressure off laying off wearying making smaller playing down sophisticating extending lacing discounting taming absorbing keeping in check defusing detracting from eviscerating encumbering hampering abridging slashing dialing down truncating making callous making insensitive making unfeeling debasing making lame palsying defacing sidelining dismembering dislimbing bolstering buttressing insulating secluding guarding padding confining to a wheelchair confining to bed rendering infirm befuddling reducing the effect of thinning out making unconscious administering a drug giving narcotics to giving opiates to giving an anaesthetic to giving drugs to rendering unconscious rendering insensible making insensible putting damper on making less intense unhinging putting the lid on softening up threatening compromising halting impeding jamming shaking botching disenabling deactivating whittling away chipping away at digging out throwing a spanner in the works of knocking the bottom out of destabilising tunnelling wearing destabilizing thwarting putting the kibosh on torpedoing demoralizing corroding sandbagging challenging dragging through the mud demoralising queering the pitch of tunneling poking full of holes digging foiling mining hollowing out clipping one's wings throwing a monkey wrench in the works of fouling up clamping preventing from moving preventing from working making inoperative rendering inactive tying rendering inoperative actioning bringing to a standstill bringing to a halt disqualifying arresting

Verb

Present participle for to relieve the distress or suffering of
comforting consoling cheering solacing reassuring assuring heartening encouraging calming relieving supporting cheering up uplifting inspiriting buoying up bolstering assuaging bucking up gladdening condoling succoring succouring easing putting at ease bringing comfort to placating buoying commiserating allaying lifting salving boosting elevating upraising condoling with giving solace to animating pacifying pitying enlivening alleviating composing relaxing helping commiserating with sympathizing with besoothing giving condolences to mollifying palliating perking up putting one's mind to rest picking up giving a lift to giving sympathy to giving a lift quietening revitalizing envigorating revitalising invigorating reanimating mitigating softening freeing lightening burden empathizing with quieting fears making well making one feel at ease giving respite to grieving sympathizing aiding fortifying giving strength to cheering on boosting someone's morale giving moral support to boosting the morale of holding someone's hand giving a leg up to boosting morale compassionating untroubling expressing sympathy to showing compassion to tranquilizing exhilarating showing fellow feeling to brightening emboldening elating sympathising expressing sympathy expressing sympathy for steeling strengthening inciting warming feeling for bracing up snapping out of it letting the sun shine in putting on cloud nine putting on top of the world bracing geeing up giving confidence restoring confidence to snapping one out of it setting your mind at rest inspiring stimulating revivifying stirring rousing energizing pepping up arousing rallying energising refreshing restoring bearing up chirking up quickening raising your spirits gingering up giving a shot in the arm to livening brightening up making happier making more cheerful raising spirits motivating empowering incentifying driving pushing applauding galvanizing spurring renewing building up impassioning triggering piquing swaying sparking enforcing disinhibiting goading filliping vitalizing boosting moral building moving stirring up exciting instigating spurring on firing up activating kindling egging whipping up jumpstarting incentivizing enheartening resuscitating rejuvenating raising someone's spirits boosting up pumping up igniting revving up giving a boost to provoking reenforcing raising nudging reinvigorating regenerating freshening praising pricking rekindling awakening recharging refreshening renovating repairing resurrecting recreating giving shot in arm lighting a fire under bielding propping up giving confidence to spiriting someone up raising the morale of giving hope to psyching up stimulating spiritually lifting the spirits of stiffening the resolve of kick-starting bringing around making whole breathing new life into bouncing back reconditioning touching up enkindling overcoming reinforcing bringing to reviving recuperating reawakening bringing round restarting breathing life into springing up bringing back to life pleasing rediscovering galvanising

Verb

Present participle for to persuade someone to do something
coaxing persuading cajoling inveigling wheedling enticing influencing tempting luring inducing beguiling seducing urging alluring charming blarneying blandishing flattering wooing encouraging getting decoying maneuvering manoeuvring palavering pressing conning hooking wangling worming bartering importuning jawboning pestering plaguing teasing sweet-talking prevailing on soft-soaping winning over talking into prevailing upon arguing into getting round buttering up working on arm-twisting coming on talking into something roping in twisting somebody's arm honeying snowing oiling sweetening up spreading it on massaging stroking courting brownnosing jollying softening bootlicking soaping bantering sucking up to playing up to deceiving building up working over laying it on thick getting next to finagling pressuring rubbing the right way talking drawing convincing making swaying prodding arguing reasoning coercing pressurizing smooth-talking bringing round pressurising kowtowing complimenting praising softening up entrapping tantalizing pushing deluding misleading duping crowding manipulating laying it on bringing pressure to bear on humouring tantalising flannelling flanneling engineering puffing admiring commending getting around overpraising hero-worshipping belauding fawning adulating making up to handing a line edging trimming managing easing negotiating working steering fawning on expressing admiration for panegyrizing paying tribute to pandering to lauding ingratiating waxing lyrical about humoring crawling to paying blandishments to beslavering paying court to glorifying making much of salving creeping to selling toadying groveling grovelling saying nice things about jockeying tricking catering to falling all over complimenting excessively laying it on with a trowel

Antonym of soothing

soothing Idiom, Proverb

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