HyperDic: alleviative

English > 1 sense of the word alleviative:
ADJECTIVEallalleviative, alleviatory, lenitive, mitigative, mitigatory, palliativemoderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
English > alleviative: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningmoderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear.
Synonymsalleviatory, lenitive, mitigative, mitigatory, palliative
Broadermoderatinglessening in intensity or strength
Spanishaliviado, atenuación de impactos, lenitivo, paliativo
Catalanpal·liatiu
Verbsalleviateprovide physical relief, as from pain

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