Meaning of ALLEVIATION in English

ALLEVIATION

 ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈāshən noun

( -s )

Etymology: Medieval Latin alleviation-, alleviatio, from Late Latin alleviatus + Latin -ion-, -io -ion

1. : the action of alleviating or of being alleviated

beyond correction or alleviation

seeking alleviation of his distress

2. : something that alleviates

all the humane alleviations of brutal violence … were disregarded — W.R.Inge

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