[ uh-meel-yuh-rey-tid, uh-mee-lee-uh- ]
/ əˈmil yəˌreɪ tɪd, əˈmi li ə- /
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made better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improved:As a nurse, her passion is to bring hope and an ameliorated quality of life to people in the midst of devastating medical challenges.
the simple past tense and past participle of ameliorate.
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Origin of ameliorated
OTHER WORDS FROM amelioratedun·a·mel·io·rat·ed, adjective
Words nearby ameliorated
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How to use ameliorated in a sentence
Otherwise, in spite of Burke's efforts, the criminal law was not materially ameliorated till the next century.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
Every body, not directly or indirectly in the pay of a court, feels that the lot of the people should be ameliorated.
The doctor soon mounted beside me, and giving me a share of his ample cloak, considerably ameliorated my situation.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)|Charles Lever
Many of them can be removed entirely, all of them can be ameliorated.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
On the contrary, the ameliorated circumstances and wider range of the new continents enabled it still further to improve.The Story of the Earth and Man|J. W. Dawson