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1. alleviation

noun. ['əˌliːviːˈeɪʃən'] the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced.

Synonyms

  • relief
  • assuagement

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • appreciation
  • classification

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Words that Rhyme with Alleviation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word alleviation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Heat helps improve blood flow, which results in an alleviation of pain.

2. alleviation

noun. ['əˌliːviːˈeɪʃən'] the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance).

Synonyms

  • detente
  • liberalization
  • decompressing
  • relief
  • step-down
  • easement
  • decrease
  • easing
  • liberalisation
  • spasmolysis
  • diminution
  • reduction
  • relaxation
  • palliation

Antonyms

  • increase
  • low relief
  • high relief
  • embarrassment
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