It rather proceeds from a certain hopelessness of remedying excessive and organic ill.
What do you make of people who say we should fight crime by remedying root causes—income inequality, poor education, etc.
At any rate, compared with some of the suggestions made for remedying the drink evil, this is superbly sensible.
He here secretly resolved to devote his life to remedying these evils.
Occasionally skippers devised punishments with a view to remedying the defects of character.
The laws adopted for remedying these evils were of the strangest kind.
Walking furthermore is a tremendous factor in the building of vitality and this helps indirectly in remedying constipation.
The gosha-gr is an implement for remedying the warp of a bow-tip and string-notch.
As for adopting the ways which the State has provided for remedying the evil, I know not of such ways.
And she had the strongest way of remedying the trouble you ever heard of.
c.1200, "cure for a disease or disorder; means of counteracting an evil," from Anglo-French remedie, Old French remede "remedy, cure" (12c., Modern French remède) and directly from Latin remedium "a cure, remedy, medicine, antidote, that which restores health," from re-, intensive prefix (or perhaps literally, "again;" see re-), + mederi "to heal" (see medical (adj.)). Figurative use from c.1300.
c.1400, from Old French remedier or directly from Latin remediare, from remedium (see remedy (n.)). Related: Remedied; remedying.
remedy rem·e·dy (rěm'ĭ-dē)
Something, such as medicine or therapy, that relieves pain, cures disease, or corrects a disorder. v. rem·e·died, rem·e·dy·ing, rem·e·dies
To relieve or cure a disease or disorder.