reassuring

reassuring
re|as|sur|ing [ˌri:əˈʃuərıŋ US -ˈʃur-] adj
making you feel less worried or frightened
a reassuring smile
it is reassuring (for sb) to do sth
It's reassuring to know that problems are rare.
>reassuringly adv

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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