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Definition of 'alleviation'

Noun

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


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