• Definition for "alleviation"
    • the work of relieving; relief or minimization
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alleviation definition

  • noun:
    • the work of relieving; relief or minimization
    • the work of reducing discomfort or whatever else unpleasant; easement
    • The act of alleviating; a lightening of body weight or extent; minimization; relief.
    • That which mitigates, or tends to make more tolerable.
    • The work of alleviating, The act of eliminating in part, lessening, mitigating, or making easier to be endured: as, the alleviation of taxes. The work of creating less by representation; extenuation: as, “alleviations of faults.” South.
    • what lessens, mitigates, or makes much more tolerable: since, the sympathy of a buddy is an alleviation of grief.
    • Synonyms Mitigation, palliation, relief.
    • the feeling which comes whenever anything burdensome is removed or decreased
    • the act of lowering some thing unpleasant (as pain or irritation)
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