Thesaurus > Related Words: alleviation

  Words related to alleviation

Related / Similar Words: easing, easement, relief, assuagement

 

Definition:
  • the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain";
  • the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced; "as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief";

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    Hyponyms: spasmolysis, detente, palliation, liberalization, liberalisation, relaxation

     

    Derivational Morphology: relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage, still, allay, ease, comfort

     

    Anagrams: ventilation, nonvolatile

     

     
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