After that, though days passed, Wagg had not one word for the amelioration of the convict's impatience.
They reveal the cultivation and amelioration of domestic life.
Jost's "History" proved a good guide and instructor to statesmen engaged in the amelioration of the condition of the Jews.
The process of things upon this earth has been one of amelioration.
Besides, every social law aims at the amelioration of man's life.
Of course, there were many impediments to the amelioration of law by this agency.
amelioration, however, by such means can only come very slowly—if at all.
The destiny of organized nature is amelioration, and who can tell its limits?
Man alone can repent; he only can retrace the acts of former commission, and resolve on amelioration for the future.
They accordingly proposed the following means of amelioration.
1650s, from French amélioration, from Old French ameillorer (12c.), from a "to" (see ad-) + meillior (Modern French meìlleur) "to better," from Late Latin meliorare "improve," from Latin melior "better," perhaps originally "stronger," and related to Greek mala "very, very much," from PIE *mel- "strong, great" (see multi-).