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Alleviation

Al`le`vi`a´tion
n.1.The act of alleviating; a lightening of weight or severity; mitigation; relief.
2.That which mitigates, or makes more tolerable.
Noun1.Alleviationalleviation - the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced; "as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief"
Synonyms: assuagement, relief
2.alleviation - the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
Synonyms: easement, easing, relief
abatement, abridgment, allayment, analgesia, anesthesia, anesthetizing, appeasement, assuagement, attenuation, blunting, calming, contraction, dampening, damping, deadening, decrease, decrement, decrescence, deduction, deflation, demulsion, depreciation, depression, diminishment, diminution, disburdening, disencumberment, dulcification, dulling, dying, dying off, ease, easement, easing, extenuation, fade-out, falling-off, hushing, languishment, leniency, lessening, letdown, letup, lightening, loosening, lowering, lulling, miniaturization, mitigation, modulation, mollification, numbing, pacification, palliation, quietening, quieting, reduction, relaxation, relief, remedy, remission, sagging, salving, scaling down, simplicity, slackening, softening, soothing, subduement, subtraction, tempering, tranquilization, unballasting, unburdening, unfreighting, unlading, unloading, unsaddling, untaxing, weakening
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