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  1. self-soothing

    • IPA[ˌsɛlfˈsuːðɪŋ]

    英式

    • n.
      the action of a young child ceasing to cry without being comforted by a parent or carer, in particular when left to fall asleep on their own;the action of calming or comforting oneself when unhappy or distressed
    • adj.
      (of a young child) able to stop crying without being comforted by a parent or carer, in particular when left to fall asleep on their own;(of actions, behaviour, etc.) enabling a person to comfort themselves when unhappy or distressed
    • noun: self-soothing

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the action of a young child ceasing to cry without being comforted by a parent or carer, in particular when left to fall asleep on their own in order to encourage self-soothing, parents can provide baby with a consistent night-time ritual
    • the action of calming or comforting oneself when unhappy or distressed yoga methods for stress reduction and self-soothing

    形容詞

    • 1. (of a young child) able to stop crying without being comforted by a parent or carer, in particular when left to fall asleep on their own self-soothing babies generally sleep longer each night
    • (of actions, behaviour, etc.) enabling a person to comfort themselves when unhappy or distressed clinical experience has already shown that art is self-soothing
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    • IPA[ˌselfˈso͞oT͟HiNG]

    美式

    • n.
      the action of a young child ceasing to cry without being comforted by a parent or caregiver, in ... in order to encourage self-soothing, parents can provide baby with a consistent nighttime ritual
    • adj.
      (of a young child) able to stop crying without being comforted by a parent or caregiver, in ... self-soothing babies generally sleep longer each night

    Oxford American Dictionary