Reassurance - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːəˈʃʊrəns|  American pronunciation of the word reassurance
Brit.  |riːəˈʃʊərəns|  British pronunciation of the word reassurance


- the act of reassuring; restoring someone's confidence


Experts offered their reassurances that the accident wouldn't happen again.

He received reassurance from his family.

Children need a lot of reassurance.

Parents are looking for reassurance about their children's safety.

They are offering practical help and reassurance.

We have been given reassurances that the water is safe to drink.

... Mr. Lorry felt it incumbent on him to speak a word or two of reassurance.

Word forms

singular: reassurance
plural: reassurances
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