Definition of Soothing
Soothing: Bringing comfort, solace, reassurance, peace, composure, quietude.
To soothe is to allay, balm, becalm, calm, compose, lull, quiet, settle, still, or tranquilize.
In medicine, an agent that is soothing is called a demulcent.
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012
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