Definitions of alleviation

  1. the act of reducing something unpleasant ( as pain or annoyance); " he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
  2. That which mitigates, or makes more tolerable.
  3. Act of alleviating; relief.
  4. An alleviating, or that which alleviates.
  5. The act of alleviating; that which alleviates.