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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relief, alleviation, assuagementnoun

    the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced

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


  1. assuagementnoun

    The action of assuaging; appeasement.

  2. assuagementnoun

    The condition of being assuaged.

  3. assuagementnoun

    An assuaging medicine or application.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Assuagementnoun

    What mitigates or softens.

    Etymology: from assuage.

    Tell me, when shall these weary woes have end,
    Or shall their ruthless torment never cease?
    But all my days in pining languor spend,
    Without hope of assuagement or release. Edmund Spenser, Sonnets.


  1. assuagement

    Assuagement is the act of providing relief or alleviating something such as pain, stress, or anxiety. It refers to easing or lessening the intensity of discomfort or distress, bringing comfort or solace.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assuagementnoun

    mitigation; abatement

  2. Etymology: [OF. assouagement, asuagement.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assuagement in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assuagement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    be present or associated with an event or entity
    • A. demolish
    • B. interrupt
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