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adjective comfortable pronunciation in American English /ˈkʌmfərtəb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    feeling physically relaxed, without pain or other unpleasant feelings

    Sit quietly in a comfortable position.

    make yourself comfortable:

    Make yourself comfortable and I’ll be back in a minute.

  2. 3
    [never before noun] if you are comfortable with something, you accept it or like it
    comfortable with:

    Is everyone comfortable with the arrangement?

    comfortable about:

    Lots of people don’t feel comfortable about public speaking.

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  3. 4
    rich enough to pay for everything you need
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  4. 5
    a comfortable situation or way of life is pleasant and does not cause you any problems

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