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comfort eating Line breaks: com|fort eat¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌmfətˌiːtɪŋ/

Definition of comfort eating in English:


[mass noun]
Eating to make oneself feel happier, rather than to satisfy hunger.
Example sentences
  • Others may be miserable, prone to comfort eating.
  • I had never seen comfort eating of such concentrated, panoramic intensity.
  • Also, a little bit of self-pitying comfort eating probably wouldn't go amiss either, Nicole.
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