Definition of alleviation:
rest, backup, rilievo, easement, assuagement, succour, fill-in, succor, easing, embossment, backup man, rest period, increase, relievo, mitigation, stand-in, relief, palliation, ministration, reliever, sculptural relief, substitute.
- moderation (part of speech: noun)
- relief (part of speech: noun)
But if I may speak of the objects I have had more or less definitely in view since I began the ascent of my hillock, they are briefly these: To promote the increase of natural knowledge and to forward the application of scientific methods of investigation to all the problems of life to the best of my ability, in the conviction which has grown with my growth and strengthened with my strength, that there is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make- believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off.- "Autobiography and Selected Essays", Thomas Henry Huxley.
Above all things, I took the greatest pains to promote peace and good order, as the only means by which they were likely to obtain any redress for their grievances, or any alleviation of their miseries, and to convince them that to commit acts of violence was to prove themselves unworthy of relief.- "Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3", Henry Hunt.
- "The Sisters-In-Law", Gertrude Atherton.