Examples from the Web for alleviation
The inhabitant of San Ambrosio shall be indebted to him for an alleviation of his sorrows; for companionship in them.The Solitary of Juan Fernandez, or The Real Robinson Crusoe|Joseph Xavier Saintine
Uncertain as to the nature of her disease, and unable to offer any alleviation of her sufferings, I retired to my apartment.
We have illustrated first, the fact of orphanage, and secondly, the secondary relations that may be its alleviation.The Hearth-Stone|Samuel Osgood
Did the inhuman monsters gloat over the sufferings of these unfortunates, and deny them even the alleviation of physical pain?The War Trail|Mayne Reid
The first object to which artificial induction of trance may be turned, is the cure or alleviation of certain forms of disease.
Word Origin and History for alleviation
early 15c., from Middle French aleviacion or directly from Medieval Latin alleviationem (nominative alleviatio), noun of action from past participle stem of alleviare (see alleviate).