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reassurance 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌrēəˈSHo͝orəns/,
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reassurances, plural;
  1. The action of removing someone's doubts or fears
    • - children need reassurance and praise
  2. A statement or comment that removes someone's doubts or fears
    • - we have been given reassurances that the water is safe to drink

  1. the act of reassuring; restoring someone's confidence
  2. (reassure) cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
  3. (reassured) having confidence restored; freed from anxiety; "reassured by her praise he pressed on"
  4. the feeling of being reassured, of having confidence restored, of having apprehensions dispelled; the act of confirming someone's opinion or impression
  5. (reassure) To assure anew; to restore confidence to; to free from fear or terror; To reinsure
  6. (reassure) to assure again, to make someone feel better
  7. to restore to confidence; to encourage or hearten, to comfort or inspirit; being an activity that's proverbially situated between 'real' and 'stupid' in every military dictionary! Compare SYMPATHY, PRAYER; see EYE-CHECK, RUN IT UP THE FLAGPOLE, PINS IN THE MAP SYNDROME, MICROMANAGEMENT.
  8. Encouragement often provided to a person as a means to relieve fear, anxiety, tension, and confusion that can result from deteriorating cognitive abilities.
  9. When a parrot becomes traumatized, often the best way to reassure them is to slow down your energy and use a pre-taught self-soothing expression. Often trying to physically reassure a parrot may make them feel even more threatened. ...