Origin of melioration
Examples from the Web for melioration
It is no less an evidence that their condition was in a state of melioration.Dissertation on Slavery|St. George Tucker.
Every circumstance conspired to this melioration of the art in Florence as well as in other places.The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 1 (of 6)|Luigi Antonio Lanzi
All is quiet in Holland and Belgium; and all is awaiting the melioration which time and wisdom must bring.
On that day ministers communicated their plans for the melioration of Irish suffering.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The principle of the one, in short, was melioration; of the other, conservation.Constitutional History of England, volume 3 of 3|Henry Hallam
c.1400, "improvement," from Late Latin meliorationem (nominative melioratio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin meliorare (see meliorate).