soothing

soothing
adjective
beruhigend; wohltuend [Bad, Creme, Massage]
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adjective besänftigen
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sooth·ing
[ˈsu:ðɪŋ]
adj
1. (calming) beruhigend
a nice \soothing bath ein schönes entspannendes Bad
to have a \soothing effect on sb beruhigend auf jdn wirken
\soothing rhetoric besänftigende Worte, Beschwichtigungen pl
2. (pain-relieving) [Schmerz] lindernd
\soothing balm [or ointment] schmerzlindernde Salbe
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['suːðɪŋ]
adj
beruhigend, besänftigend; (= pain-relieving) schmerzlindernd; massage wohltuend; bath entspannend

he put a soothing hand on my shoulder — er legte mir beruhigend or besänftigend die Hand auf die Schulter

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soothing [ˈsuːðıŋ] adj (adv soothingly)
1. besänftigend (etc; academic.ru/68873/soothe">soothe 1)
2. lindernd
3. wohltuend, angenehm, sanft (Musik etc)
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adjective
beruhigend; wohltuend [Bad, Creme, Massage]
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adj.
beruhigend adj.
lindernd adj.
schmerzlindernd adj.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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