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Definition of the adjective alleviative

What does alleviative mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear

Alternative definition of the adjective alleviative


  1. That alleviates pain; palliative

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Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

palliative, lenitive, relieving, alleviative, sedative, assuasive, balmy, emollient, demulcent, healing, helpful, easeful, calming, restful, relaxing. ant. irritating, exacerbating, hurtful, painful, ...

Google previewThe Oratorical Dictionary (1835)

by John Newland Maffitt

alleviative. ALLI'ANCE. s. Union hetween families or nations; the league or treaty hetween individuals. ALLIGATION. s. Act of hinding together; ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

adversative affective affirmative afflictive agglutinative aggressive alleviative alliterative allusive alternative ameliorative annotative anticipative antidepressive applicative appointive appositive appreciative apprehensive approbative ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms and words of opposite meaning

by S. Fallows

Light, trifling, trivial, agile, active, quick, brisk, joyous, alleviative, consolatory, inspiriting, animating, buoyant. Hector. v. SYN. Bully, swagger, annoy, blaster, boast, vaunt, harass, threaten, tease, worry. ANT. Cower, shrink, hide, skulk, abscond.

Google previewThe National Standard Dictionary (1883)

A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language

ALLEVIATIVE, ii-tiv, a., palliative. — s., that -vhich mitigates. ALLEY, al'-le, s , a narrow passage. | ALL-FOURS, awl-foarz', s., a game | at ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion ... (1846)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools

alleviative. AL'LEY. s. A narrow walk or ALLI'ANCE. s. State of being al lied. ALLIGATION- s. Act of binding together; the arithmetical rule which teaches to ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

alleviative, lenitive, anodyne, paregoric, analgesic, [local or general] anesthetic, narcotic, morphine, codeine, sleeping pills; Novocaine, Xylocaine, etc. See RELIEF, INSENSIBILITY. painless,adj.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Health. 2 Vol. (2008)

by Wilhelm Kirch

Notably, such alleviative emergency competencies are also granted by law. In addition to these procedural requirements, administrative agencies have to follow substantive decisionmaking rules. These substantive requirements are ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

gratis abrogativo accelerative accumulative administrative agglomeratìve agglutinative aggregative agitative alleviative.

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

accumulative, administrative, agglutinative, alleviative, alliterative, appreciative , argumentative, assimilative. associative, authoritative, coagulative, commemorative, commiserative, communicative, confederative, cooperative, corroborative, ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1E1V4I1A1T1I1V4E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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