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 for comfortable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Comfortable \Com"fort*a*ble\, a. [OF. confortable.]
     1. Strong; vigorous; valiant. [Obs.] --Wyclif.
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              Thy conceit is nearer death than thy powers. For my
              sake be comfortable; hold death a while at the arm's
              end.                                  --Shak.
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     2. Serviceable; helpful. [Obs.]
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              Be comfortable to my mother, your mistress, and make
              much of her.                          --Shak.
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     3. Affording or imparting comfort or consolation; able to
        comfort; cheering; as, a comfortable hope. "Kind words and
        comfortable." --Cowper.
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              A comfortable provision made for their subsistence.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     4. In a condition of comfort; having comforts; not suffering
        or anxious; hence, contented; cheerful; as, to lead a
        comfortable life.
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              My lord leans wondrously to discontent;
              His comfortable temper has forsook him:
              He is much out of health.             --Shak.
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     5. Free, or comparatively free, from pain or distress; --
        used of a sick person. [U. S.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Comfortable \Com"fort*a*ble\, n.
     A stuffed or quilted coverlet for a bed; a comforter; a
     comfort. [U. S.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  comfortable
      adj 1: providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief
             (`comfy' is informal); "comfortable clothes";
             "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable
             in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more
             comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy
             now?" [syn: comfortable, comfy] [ant:
             uncomfortable]
      2: free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or
         affording peace of mind; "was settled in a comfortable job,
         one for which he was well prepared"; "the comfortable thought
         that nothing could go wrong"; "was comfortable in his
         religious beliefs"; "she's a comfortable person to be with";
         "she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents" [ant:
         uncomfortable]
      3: more than adequate; "the home team had a comfortable lead"
      4: sufficient to provide comfort; "a comfortable salary"
      5: in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich;
         "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards";
         "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-
         situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"
         [syn: comfortable, easy, prosperous, well-fixed,
         well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  140 Moby Thesaurus words for "comfortable":
     abounding in riches, acceptable, accepting, adequate, affluent,
     agreeable, amiable, at ease, big-rich, carefree, charmed, cheerful,
     comfortably situated, comforter, comforting, comfy, commodious,
     competent, complacent, composed, congenial, consoling, content,
     contented, convenient, cordial, cozy, cushioned, cushiony, cushy,
     decent, delighted, disgustingly rich, easeful, easy, easygoing,
     enjoyable, enough, eupeptic, euphoric, exhilarated, fat,
     favorably impressed with, festal, flush, friendly,
     frightfully rich, glad, gladsome, grateful, gratified, gratifying,
     happy, holiday, homelike, homely, homey, homish, in clover,
     in funds, in good case, in luxury, in the money, independent,
     independently rich, independently wealthy, insouciant, intimate,
     intrigued, likeable, lived-in, loaded, luxurious, made of money,
     moneyed, of good comfort, on Easy Street, on velvet, oofy, opulent,
     peaceful, plain, pleasant, pleased, pleased as Punch, pleased with,
     pleasing, prosperous, provided for, puff, quiet, reasonable,
     reconciled, relaxed, relaxing, reposeful, resigned, restful, rich,
     rich as Croesus, rolling in money, roomy, sabbatical, sans souci,
     satisfactory, satisfied, self-satisfied, serene, simple, smug,
     snug, soft, sold on, substantial, successful, sufficing, suitable,
     taken with, thrilled, tickled, tickled pink, tickled to death,
     tranquil, uncomplaining, undisturbed, unpretending, unrepining,
     untroubled, vacational, wallowing in wealth, warm, wealthy,
     welcome, well, well provided for, well-fixed, well-heeled,
     well-off, well-to-do, without care
  
  

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