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Word Example of - alleviation

    Example Sentences for alleviation

    Then in their not infrequent sickness there was alleviation and comfort waiting for them.

    But such an alleviation of my anguish is forbidden to my reason.

    If I could suffer alone, it would be an alleviation of my anguish, but I cannot.

    When she had gone they were conscious of an alleviation, and of the great beauty of the evening.

    The alleviation of suffering and the prolongation of human life is the duty of every noble-minded man to endeavour to promote.

    But the defeat and death of Mansfeld brought no alleviation.

    There had been to him no alleviation, no comfort, no consolation.

    How devoutly to be wished is the alleviation of his danger and distress!

    The highest charity of all is that which aims at the prevention rather than the alleviation of evil.

    The second morning, however, brought an alleviation to the distress.

Word Origin & History of - alleviation

    Word Origin & History

    alleviation noun of action formed in English by 1620s, from alleviate (q.v.) + -tion.