Synonym of alleviation

Alternative for alleviation

ə‚liːvɪ'eɪʃn

n.

the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reducedthe act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)

Noun

The act of alleviating
relief dulling reduction comfort ease easing lessening lightening mitigation moderation palliation quelling quenching release slackening abatement assuagement diminution easement improvement palliative remedy salving slaking mollification appeasement soothing solace softening allaying cure balm reprieve succor succour respite remission consolation cheer support amelioration weakening relaxation allayment comforting rest decrease deadening modification extenuation help refreshment relieving let-up calming letup cushioning pacification waning placation attenuation ebb deliverance satisfaction tempering sustenance assistance aid restfulness extrication qualification blunting alleviating break cutback pity compassion mitigating assuaging slowing care allowance repose diminishing minimizing minimization curtailment decline modulation subsidence contraction loosening dilution minimising easing off damping well-being vindication justification tailing off stilling secours letting up lull encouragement peace condolence condolement sympathy dwindling healing anodyne curative restorative commiseration suspension ebbing abeyance tranquilizer soother tranquillizer conciliation reassurance fortification fellow feeling concession propitiation accommodation delay pause dying down interruption retardation moral support lenity something soothing acceding reconciliation quieting peace-mongering peacemaking acquiescence dovishness lulling compromise peace offering tranquillization sweetening restoration settlement amends reparation adjustment accession tranquilization grant fix lift hand contentment breather diversion happiness maintenance quick fix load off one's mind

Noun

A medicine or drug, especially a cathartic or purgative
physic remedy medicine cure medication drug medicament specific medicinal treatment pharmaceutical antidote panacea nostrum elixir pharmacon medicant placebo corrective therapeutic counteragent aid catholicon counteractant countermeasure fix help assistance healing proprietary recovery redress reparation restora-tive healing agent elixir vitae quick fix restorative balm salve therapy curative tablet dose tonic pill suppository capsule lotion unguent ointment prophylactic relief biologic preparation mixture cure-all vaccine vaccination inoculation mitigation assuagement easing improvement amelioration antibiotic antiserum rectifier antiseptic potion antitoxin prescription serum course of treatment sedative theriac opiate essence poison pharmaceutic depressant solution narcotic dope care liniment answer magic bullet stimulant therapeutics sovereign remedy embrocation patent medicine diacatholicon panpharmacon cream analgesic universal remedy preventive wonder drug cure for all ills surgery rehabilitation doctoring anaesthetic hospitalization emollient anesthetic operation regimen tincture painkiller dressing diet rub quack remedy hospitalisation heal-all universal cure perfect solution magic potion magic formula analysis medical drug rehab anodyne injection counteractive neutralizer treacle modern medicine Western medicine lubricant antivenin palliative remedial treatment unction balsam rule convention custom rubric heritage tradition healing treatment mithridate antivenene resolution thing way out neutralizing agent counterstep negator nullifier tranquilizer morphine aspirin alleviative demulcent pomade method of healing edict decree ordinance forescript law prescript regulation emolient counterirritant cerate substance poultice product pain reliever tranquillizer counteracting agent extract concentrate scheme formula plan application syrup distillation distillate sovereign cure pith principle quintessence big idea quack medicine home remedy draft philosopher's stone elixir of life draught pick-me-up ministrations nursing medicaments drugs medical attention medical care course of medication course of drugs

Noun

A cancellation or postponement of a punishment
reprieve respite acquittal amnesty pardon remission let-up relief suspension abatement abeyance continuance deferment let-off mitigation palliation absolution anchor clearance clemency commute exculpation exoneration freeing lifeboat lifesaver postponement release spring stay truce cancellation of punishment stay of execution suspension of punishment official pardon postponement of punishment discharge exemption dispensation freedom immunity liberation pardoning letting off clearing forgiveness mercy indulgence liberty exception remittal deliverance delivery impunity vindication condonation indemnity setting free exclusion emancipation oblivion licence permission purgation manumission privilege shriving condoning derogation shrift a let-off license general pardon quittance discharging releasing dismissal delay protection moratorium adjournment excuse extenuation free pass free pardon compurgation quietus declaration of innocence relief from acquitting dismissing remittance probation parole disimprisonment non-liability nonliability security favouritism latitude relaxation exemption from punishment favoritism freedom from punishment enfranchisement carte blanche special treatment loosening loosing unchaining restoration unlocking saving unfettering extrication unbinding salvation disentangling rescuing untying allowance special consideration granting freedom justification condonance freeing from blame lenience leniency grace kindness conciliation indemnification forbearance exculpating proof defence defense apology revenge prerogative right asylum resistance droit resilience immunization inoculation invulnerability non-confinement charter immunisation insusceptibility franchise legal exemption imperviousness get out of jail free card disinthrallment disenthralment extriction rescue redemption

Noun

The action or process of releasing or being released
release liberation emancipation freedom liberty deliverance discharge delivery exemption exoneration freeing relief absolution acquittal acquittance clemency dispensation manumission ransom spring walkout comfort ease quietus quittance let-off reprieve extrication amnesty rescue pardon salvation immunity setting free redemption exception exculpation enfranchisement remission impunity unchaining unshackling indulgence unfettering forgiveness pardoning derogation saving clearing letting off liberating indemnity privilege exclusion disentanglement mercy escape untying a let-off clearance releasing remittal salvage disimprisonment licence condonation disenthralment vindication disconnection detachment special treatment disengagement free pass remittance independence parole dismissal rescuing discharging unbinding loosing respite favouritism oblivion permission protection favoritism license general pardon get out of jail free card dispatch excuse deconfinement loosening restoration unlocking disentangling raising purgation shriving acquitting dismissing non-liability for relaxation condoning unloosing free pardon non-confinement declaration of innocence disembarrassment sovereignty autonomy compurgation shrift means of escape condonance deinstitutionalization relief from sovranty independency disinthrallment extriction granting freedom unconstraint allowance laissez-aller probation special consideration prerogative right letting loose range scope asylum resistance droit resilience immunization inoculation invulnerability latitude unyoking uncaging unbridling charter immunisation insusceptibility franchise legal exemption imperviousness letting out separation room carte blanche suspension let-up setting loose uncoupling mitigation palliation continuance abatement abeyance deferment withdrawal unfastening lifeboat postponement suspension of punishment official pardon stay anchor cancellation of punishment stay of execution commute truce lifesaver postponement of punishment play severing break breaking away free rein

Noun

A feeling of great pleasure and happiness
joy happiness delight bliss triumph ecstasy felicity elation enjoyment euphoria glee cheerfulness exhilaration exuberance exultation joyfulness jubilation rapture ebullience pleasure rejoicing gladness radiance satisfaction transport delectation festivity gratification mirth ravishment thrill beatitude blessedness blissfulness cheer cheeriness delirium exaltation gaiety great pleasure jolliness jollity joviality jubilance merriment prosperity revelry wonder amusement charm comfort frolic hilarity indulgence joyousness liveliness luxury pride prize regalement solace treasure animation diversion exulting gem humour humor jocundity jouissance treat cloud nine fruition jewel pearl refreshment sport good humor great happiness joie de vivre seventh heaven warm fuzzies pride and joy transports of delight high spirits excitement contentment high merriness blitheness fun paradise buoyancy relish heaven light-heartedness gleefulness intoxication rhapsody good cheer mirthfulness content elatedness swoon laughter vivacity contentedness good spirits gayety jocularity lightheartedness kick enthusiasm zest gayness entertainment glory merrymaking stimulation well-being geniality buzz celebration fulfilment jauntiness fulfillment transports nirvana charge enchantment inspiration chirpiness reveling optimism jollies revelling kicks peace of mind conviviality sensation sprightliness tingle honor levity sparkle honour effervescence titillation verve playfulness serenity carefreeness feasting high-spiritedness jollification top of the world glow zing peace source of satisfaction perkiness blithesomeness relief whoopee ease boon hopefulness exultance sunniness rush tranquillity recreation source of pride gusto pep gladsomeness tranquility relaxation rhapsodies source of pleasure frisson vitality blast privilege uplift bang lift peppiness credit brightness good humour boot frolics Eden grins shindig wingding revel breeziness sanctity supreme happiness flush of excitement crowing gloating elevation jubilee frenzy wellbeing interest benefit zestfulness darling fervour adventure jamboree empyrean Elysium encouragement passion convenience living it up vivaciousness energy fervor cool favour compliment favor carousing buffoonery larking about tomfoolery self-indulgence marvel sportiveness laughs blessing utopia admiration revelment savor savour boast distraction grace benediction apanage appanage concession hoopla Utopia Arcadia beer and skittles turn-on fun and games jocoseness feeling of excitement good feeling object of admiration sunshine trance boost boasting warmth inebriation spell hoot glorying calmness fortunateness timeliness luck bragging drunkenness spiritedness feast gas joyance irrepressibility bubbliness effusiveness bounciness wallop upper up eagerness picnic brawl communion at-oneness stupor state partying leisure twitter brio ferment agitation zip fizz exuberancy invigoration bubble expectancy feeling heartiness life frolicsomeness convulsions frivolity hysterics hysteria great joy frolicking extreme happiness exultancy get-up-and-go health madness dreamland hobby twilight zone jolt debauchery celebrating brilliance show colour bounce glitter revitalization liking smugness molliness respite schadenfreude equanimity restfulness placidity exciting sensation thrilling sensation colourfulness showiness gaudiness hope peacefulness repose inner peace soothingness clear conscience quiet mind composure mental freedom anticipation heaven on earth pastime galvanization enlivenment quickening envigoration electrification firing vivification vitalization excitation junketing roistering feeling of euphoria stars in one's eyes pleasantness colorfulness color astonishment wonderment amazement awe love of life placidness self-content complacency repletion balm merry-making enjoying oneself halcyon days joyride divertissement trophy enjoyment of living zest for life zeal head rush a rush slaking appeasement assuagement satiation quenching Arcady idyll dream saintliness beguilement rec festival enjoying hedonism sensuality loving party crown jewel recompense reward hit Shangri-La perfect contentment supreme joy being full of the joys of spring play beatification sainthood valued object carousal foolery rave-up sure shock flavour spice flavor festiveness ball vibrancy bash beano vim nonsense vigour vividness vigor mischief jesting rave revels shindy celebrations thrash welfare holy joy heavenly joy divine rapture clowning good time piquancy attraction fascination treasured possession apple of someone's eye bunfight beanfeast jolly knees-up festive occasion hooley festive event joking riot gambol fireworks do blowout clambake event festive proceedings romping advantage celestial throne wantonness silliness friskiness foolishness knavery funniness facetiousness jocosity gamboling comedy gambolling roguishness waggery humorousness mischievousness rascality heaven of heavens throne of God thrilling experience promised land good aid assistance betterment greater good Cockaigne obliviousness Zion enlightenment Shangri-la lotusland fantasyland forgetfulness Sion Camelot oblivion positive response sake utility anodyne service avail mercy goodness melioration manna consolation help growth amenity nicety New Jerusalem awakening eden never-never land accommodation creature comfort spiritual enlightenment state of grace mod con

Noun

The amount or degree by which something is reduced
diminution decline decrease reduction dwindling loss weakening abatement depletion shrinking decrement dent depression diminishment drop drop-off ebb fading failing fall falloff lessening receding shrinkage slackening step down wane contraction decay erosion impoverishment deduction falling off retrenchment cut discount subtraction cutback curtailment depreciation lowering waning de-escalation attenuation subsiding diminishing deterioration attrition degeneration subsidence minimization detraction slowdown minimizing let-up withdrawal waste petering out dying down minimising taking away downturn drain declining easing cutting removal ebbing devaluation degradation sinking moderation impairment corrosion debit stagnation concession dying away inactivity allowance markdown dilution dying out rebate easing off downgrade declination regression extenuation diminuendo deprivation disappearance ruination privation forfeiture squandering rundown downfall shortfall dissipation downshift flagging downtrend downtick slowing down slowing compression striction decrescence condensation constriction expenditure consumption exhaustion letup subduction deletion relaxation expending deficiency using up use fading away want failure retardation fade cessation undermining wastage slack arrest letting up milking emptying sapping draining desisting dropping off relenting dropping away sweep recession refluence reflux backflow retroflux slide slump abstraction bleeding cooling off saving tailing off sag pruning trimming slimming tapering off standstill collapse chopping debasement limiting axing low water low tide outward flow running down docking discounting paralysis trough shakeout rollback subdual subjugation pullback slimming down slash damage knock-off contribution excision write-off taking off dockage payment credit scaling down bottom-out bottom out knocking off abrasion dilapidation detrition scuffing battering friction wear a few knocks wear and tear

Noun

Practical, moral or emotional help or support given
aid relief assistance help abettance backing support abetment assist boost cooperation hand lift promotion succour encouragement facilitation furtherance guidance push succor advice advocacy attention backup care comfort deliverance espousal favor favour giving reinforcement rescue salvation service helping hand leg up spurring on a helping hand a leg up shot in the arm sustenance patronage championship services endorsement sponsorship auspices treatment ministration approval aegis reinforcements intervention contribution recommendation benefit protection defence championing stimulus kindness spur ministrations ward auxiliaries maintenance advancement defense offices mediation fillip trusteeship favouring intercession expertise a hand time sanction favoring pick-me-up cavalry skills agency collaboration supervision abetting reserves good deed helpfulness easement goodness impetus compensation benefaction acceptance secours tonic good turn inspiration supplementaries urging furthering sanctioning uplift boosterism good offices nurture abettal ease countenance guide influence rescuer provider helpmate benefactor accessory crutch intermediation bolster participation reassurance security responsiveness troubleshooting coattails instrumentality mitzvah complicity shelter office extras charity kick blessing seconding donations guardianship charge keeping umbrella grace buzz gifts redemption subsidy alms therapy protectorship auspice wing safeguarding a kindness commendation accompaniment hand-holding nourishment use fix adoption tending incentive additional resources guaranty secondment adherence embracing moral support tutelage solace remedy rehabilitation reprieve respite a lift a favour a good turn a break boosting development consolation gee-up proposal upholding quick fix fostering stimulant incitement goad prod inducement stimulation TLC looking after financial assistance devotion debt remission tender loving care preferment progress cultivation welcome taking up argument for espousing propagation approving justification preference exaltation sponsoring ennoblement reviver motivation prompt spice prelation betterment taking to siding with wholehearted reception preferring enthusiastic reception zest go-ahead contribution to endorsing promoting supporting campaigning for recommending promulgation support for succours additional fresh troops impulse line link spokesmanship pushing for pressing for pleading for arguing for calling for activism vouching for additional troops additional police additional materiel succors lifeline aiding and abetting advising in favour way of continuing means of survival rescue device safety device life belt agreement permission authorization consent ratification confirmation concurrence approbation OK assent licence authorisation green light acquiescence leave okay clearance validation thumbs up seal of approval imprimatur O.K. warrant stamp of approval mandate license nod permit rubber stamp say-so allowance authority affirmation sufferance granting concession accord testimonial certification dispensation compliance accreditation good wishes carte blanche authentication fiat solidarity nurturance credentials mentoring liberty verification freedom understanding admission harmony tolerance yes acknowledgment endorsation acknowledgement say so wingman indulgence accession consensus love recognition wingwoman right on blank check regard assenting acceding ratifying stamp word valediction investment Godspeed documentation substantiation finance head start palliation donation counsel attendance access right evidence proof attestation privilege power entitlement exemption prerogative condonance discretion empowerment avowal impunity sanctification pass latitude run charter order toleration decree passage condonation seal admittance command establishment all clear character blank cheque green-light free hand free rein testament voucher testimony witness alignment forwarding goodwill partiality unity fellowship demonstration bolstering weight circumstantiation sustainment association union affiliation unanimity oneness alliance tribute reference certificate philanthropy corroboration like-mindedness esprit de corps sympathy good word character reference signature subscription superscription comment countersignature qualification hubba-hubba commercial stroke subscription to the nod pat on back

Antonym of alleviation

alleviation Idiom, Proverb

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