Definitions for

Overview of noun melioration

The noun melioration has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) amelioration, melioration, betterment

(the act of relieving ills and changing for the better)

2. improvement, melioration

(a condition superior to an earlier condition; "the new school represents a great improvement")

3. melioration

(the linguistic process in which over a period of time a word grows more positive in connotation or more elevated in meaning) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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