verb (used with object), as·suaged, as·suag·ing.
Origin of assuage
Related formsas·suage·ment, nounas·suag·er, nounun·as·suaged, adjectiveun·as·suag·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for assuaged
At least with a physical or mental ailment some guilt can be assuaged.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Will the twenty percenters be assuaged if Hillary accepts the job of Secretary of State?Will Secretary of State Be Enough for Hillary’s Army?|Tina Brown|November 18, 2008|DAILY BEAST
And the more strident notes of D'Annunzio's patriotism are also assuaged by the tenderness and depth of his home feeling.
Can the sorrow of those, whose souls have been so close to the great soul of the dead, ever be assuaged?Reminiscences of Anton Chekhov|Maxim Gorky
Time has assuaged their grief, but Constance never thinks of the ill-fated lovers without a sigh.The Manchester Rebels of the Fatal '45|William Harrison Ainsworth
It must remain poised on wing till the floods have assuaged and the foundations of things have been discovered.A Gamble with Life|Silas K. Hocking
His restlessness increased, as his feelings were no longer nourished and assuaged by the melody.Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)|Johann Wolfgang von Goethe