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Fences and walls can be effective and even soothing, at least for those who build them.
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Meaning of "soothing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOOTHING

soothing  [ˈsuːðɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOOTHING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Soothing is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SOOTHING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of soothing in the English dictionary

The definition of soothing in the dictionary is having a calming, assuaging, or relieving effect.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SOOTHING


bathing
ˈbeɪðɪŋ
breathing
ˈbriːðɪŋ
clothing
ˈkləʊðɪŋ
farthing
ˈfɑːðɪŋ
loathing
ˈləʊðɪŋ
nonbreathing
ˌnɒnˈbriːðɪŋ
overbreathing
ˌəʊvəˈbriːðɪŋ
scathing
ˈskeɪðɪŋ
seething
ˈsiːðɪŋ
self-loathing
ˌselfˈləʊðɪŋ
sheathing
ˈʃiːðɪŋ
southing
ˈsaʊðɪŋ
sunbathing
ˈsʌnbeɪðɪŋ
teething
ˈtiːðɪŋ
tithing
ˈtaɪðɪŋ
trithing
ˈtraɪðɪŋ
unbreathing
ʌnˈbriːðɪŋ
unclothing
ʌnˈkləʊðɪŋ
underclothing
ˈʌndəˌkləʊðɪŋ
Worthing
ˈwɜːðɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOOTHING

soote
sooterkin
sootflake
sooth
soothe
soother
soothfast
soothfastly
soothfastness
soothful
soothingly
soothingness
soothlich
soothly
soothsaid
soothsay
soothsayer
soothsaying
sootier
sootiest

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOOTHING

anything
be on to a good thing
birthing
everything
first thing
fishing
get down on something
gunsmithing
hypnobirthing
know-nothing
last thing
like anything
nothing
something
sure thing
the first thing
the other thing
the real thing
the thing
thing
wolf in sheep´s clothing

Synonyms and antonyms of soothing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SOOTHING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «soothing» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of soothing

Translation of «soothing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOOTHING

Find out the translation of soothing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of soothing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «soothing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

舒缓
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

calmante
570 millions of speakers

English

soothing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुखदायक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مهدئا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

успокаивающий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

calmante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শীতল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

apaisant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menenangkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

beruhigend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

なだめる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

진정
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyenengake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhẹ nhàng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இனிமையான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुखदायक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yatıştırıcı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lenitivo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kojące
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

заспокійливий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

liniștitor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καταπραϋντικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

strelende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lugnande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

beroligende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of soothing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOOTHING»

The term «soothing» is very widely used and occupies the 17.766 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOOTHING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about soothing

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10 QUOTES WITH «SOOTHING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word soothing.
1
Casey Abrams
I love listening to Radio Head's 'Everything in its Right Place' because it's all major chords, it makes you feel really good. It's soothing, it's got a beautiful voice, crazy textures. When I'm down I listen to that song and it really makes me feel good.
2
Madison Smartt Bell
To me, there is nothing more soothing than the song of a mosquito that can't get through the mesh to bite you.
3
Dagmara Dominczyk
My all-time favorite skin cream is from Poland. Its called Eva Natura with Polish herbs, including rosemary. It smells wonderful and is soothing and comforting.
4
Richard Engel
Fences and walls can be effective and even soothing, at least for those who build them.
5
Evelyn Glennie
My favorite instrument is the snare drum. In Scotland, the snare drum is very prominent in Highland bands. The Scottish style of playing is in my blood. It's a very powerful instrument, but it can also be soothing, like velvet. It's a real challenge for composers.
6
Gracie Gold
The first thing I do when I get up in the morning is wash my face with Olay Regenerist Thermal Mini-Peel Face Wash. My skin is super-dry, and this one is great for basically any skin type. As you cleanse your face, the face wash gets warmer, so it's soothing and also has some exfoliation to it.
7
Skylar Grey
There's this one song called 'Final Warning' that I'm really excited about because I love the contrast of my vocal sounding very soothing and my harsh lyrics.
8
Fergus Henderson
Do not let the word 'tripe' deter you. Let its soothing charms win you over, and enjoy it as do those who always have!
9
Howard Hodgkin
I find old copies of National Gallery catalogues, which are written in the dryest possible prose, infinitely soothing.
10
Carl Honore
In a world where so much happens through computer screens, making a meal by hand, touching the raw materials, feeling your way through a recipe, tasting, adjusting, engaging all the senses, can be a soothing release.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOOTHING»

Discover the use of soothing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to soothing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Aloe Vera: Nature's Soothing Healer
Discusses the biological properties of aloe vera, explaining its power to heal the human body, and traces the ways the plant has been used throughout history
Diane Gage, 1996
2
Soothing
A deeply fascinating and intriguing collation of personal, public and spiritual poems. Including wedding and anniversaries dedication.
Reliance Emunefe, 2008
3
A Bright Soothing Noise: Stories
"This highly entertaining collection of stories has the scenic intensity and quality of Tennessee Williams's one-act plays. Meet a varied cast of characters in strange settings, and enjoy their provocative and witty company.
Peter Brown, 2010
4
Soothing Songs
In this charming tale, a maiden born not like anyone else in the world just wants to be loved for what lies in her heart. Now only time will tell if any suitor will ever be able to see beyond her physical defects and adore her for eternity.
Pierre Christian Lyon, 2012
5
Lovers' Yoga: Soothing Stretches for Two
Delightfully illustrated, this little handbook outlines 60 surprisingly simple stretches organized into five chapters: Playful, Powerful, Peaceful, Patient, and Passionate.
Darrin Zeer, 2010
6
Soothing the Troubled Mind: Acupuncture and Moxibustion in ...
This informative text provides an introduction to schizophrenia and a review of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treatments being used in treating both schizophrenia and other mental diseases.
Baiceng Lou, Nigel Wiseman, 2000
7
Soothing Angels: A Guide for Divine Connection
"Soothing Angels- A Guide for Spiritual Connection" Gloria's open-hearted book, prayers and paintings can ... inspire you and give you tools to find your own spiritual answers. help you focus and connect with Divine Wisdom. help you relax ...
Gloria Lovea Wilcox, 2012
8
Knock Your Socks Off Answers: Solving Customer Nightmares & ...
Pat answers to peevish questions and provocative customer comments, smart answers to even tougher questions, questions with no easy answers, and customers say the darnedest things.
Kristin Anderson, Ron Zemke, 1995
9
Simple Pleasures: Soothing Suggestions & Small Comforts for ...
Gathers activities, anecdotes, recipes, and other indulgences to help one appreciate the simpler things in life
Susannah Seton, Robert Taylor, David Greer, 2002
10
Soothing the Establishment: The Impact of Foreign-Born ...
The book includes descriptions of the systems through which the foreign-born scientists and engineers flow, including the major gatekeeping roles played by graduate schools, the Educational Testing Service, and by U.S. corporations, and the ...
David S. North, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOOTHING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term soothing is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Airfare: A budget-soothing $812 round trip from LAX to Barcelona
If you wait until the summer rush to Europe is over, you can snag a round-trip fare from LAX to Barcelona, Spain, on American Airlines for $812, including all ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
2
Video: The unbelievably soothing sounds of making an iced latte
Coffee tingles the senses. Before you even drink it, you smell it and smell the day's morning or your local shop or a pot brewing while you're getting ready. «Gizmodo, Jul 15»
3
Chris Waters: When the 'soothing' sound of a car alarm can prove …
I SPENT a bit of time watching the final day of Yorkshire's County Championship match against Middlesex from high up in the Rugby Stand in an effort to soak up ... «Yorkshire Post, Jun 15»
4
Soothing Video Without Music or Comment Shows Master Carpenter …
It's beautiful, ASMR-tingling, and so soothing to see tree trunks get chopped, wood being chopped down, and the quiet, still soundtrack of the furniture being put ... «Gizmodo UK, May 15»
5
Noizio brings the soothing sounds of nature to your Mac
Noizio is a free Mac app which can drown out the regular background sounds with something more soothing, ambient soundscapes which help you ignore any ... «BetaNews, May 15»
6
These leaked Windows 10 notification sounds hint at a soothing OS …
But if even the critical low battery warning is just a splash of soothing synthetic vibes, chances are the entire system is going to sound pretty chill. Why this ... «PCWorld, Apr 15»
7
'Natural soothing sound:' New Halifax festival looks to inspire guitarists
“Because my dad plays guitar, there was a natural soothing sound of it in the house,” said A'Court, who grew up in the tiny community of McCallum Settlement, ... «MetroNews Canada, Apr 15»
8
From soothing respite to furious make-out spot, design ideas for …
From soothing respite to furious make-out spot, design ideas for downtown ... at the Mill City Museum want the park be green and soothing, a respite from the ... «MinnPost, Feb 15»
9
The Voice winner Jermain Jackman reveals soothing How Will I …
The soothing Motown vibes of How Will I Know show that the singer make have struck gold with this first track, and the accompanying lyric video captures both ... «Mirror.co.uk, Feb 15»
10
Singing nurse has precious way of soothing patients
What started as casual singing in the halls of the hospital has turned into a precious way for Axen to spend time soothing his patients. When Axen realized how ... «WND.com, Jan 15»

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