[ uh-sweyjd, uh-sweyzhd ]

  1. made milder or less severe; eased: She thought with assuaged grief of her father's tragic death, and how he would have loved to see her now, about to be married.

  2. (of hunger, thirst, etc.) satisfied or relieved: That’s how it is with desire—it flares up again once the briefly assuaged appetite returns.

  1. soothed, calmed, or mollified: Volunteering at the clinic gives me an opportunity for social interaction as well as an assuaged conscience because I’m helping out with an important issue.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of assuage.

Origin of assuaged


Other words from assuaged

  • un·as·suaged, adjective

Words Nearby assuaged Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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