What is another word for cushion?

3538 synonyms found


[ kˈʊʃən], [ kˈʊʃən], [ k_ˈʊ_ʃ_ə_n]

Cushion, a soft bag filled with air or foam to provide comfort and support, has many synonyms. Some of the synonyms for cushion are pad, bolster, pillow, seat, mattress, pouf, throw pillow, floor cushion, and headrest. A pad is a cushion used for safety in situations such as kneeling on hard surfaces. A bolster is a narrow, cylindrical cushion used as a headrest or for support. A pillow is soft support for the head and neck while sleeping. A seat cushion provides comfort while sitting. A pouf is a cushion or footstool used for relaxation. A floor cushion provides seating and comfort on the floor, and a headrest is specifically designed to support the head and neck.

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What are the opposite words for cushion?

Antonyms for the word "cushion" include hard, flat, rough and firm. A cushion offers a soft surface to sit or rest on, thus the antonyms describe a surface which is opposite in texture, shape or feel. A hard surface offers no give and can be uncomfortable to sit on for long periods of time. A flat surface offers no elevation, creating discomfort in the back and hips. Rough and firm surfaces lack the soft and comforting nature of a cushion, offering no relaxation or support. Finding the right cushion or antonym may ultimately depend on the user's personal preference and need.

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Usage examples for Cushion

Her piquant face, framed by long brown, flowing hair, was an attractive jewel when set on the plush cushion of civilization.
"For Every Man A Reason"
Patrick Wilkins
Here's a cushion, dear.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
She arranged the cushion to her own liking, if not to his, and when it was done she bent down impulsively and kissed him on the cheek, blushing vividly the while.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

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