What does alleviation mean?

Definitions for alleviation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relief, alleviation, assuagement(noun)

    the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced

    "as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief"

  2. easing, easement, alleviation, relief(noun)

    the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)

    "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"


  1. alleviation(Noun)

    the act of alleviating; relief or mitigation

  2. alleviation(Noun)

    the act of reducing pain or anything else unpleasant; easement

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alleviation(noun)

    the act of alleviating; a lightening of weight or severity; mitigation; relief

  2. Alleviation(noun)

    that which mitigates, or makes more tolerable

  3. Origin: [LL. alleviatio.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alleviation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alleviation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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