Definition of comfort eating in English:

comfort eating

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


[mass noun]
  • Eating to make oneself feel happier, rather than to satisfy hunger.
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    • 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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