- palliative care,
- palliative treatment,
Origin of palliative
Examples from the Web for palliative
Palliative sedation would have relieved her pain, it is true.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I found a solution in palliative care—which is dedicated to minimizing pain and keeping the chronically ill out of the hospital.
This is palliative care—a return of some control to people during a passage in life that is uncontrollable.
In the heat of anger, no provocation would be weighed—no palliative admitted; and the innocent would perish with the guilty.
I wonder whether Thompson's Musidora could be considered a sufficient precedent, or at least a palliative parallel?The Heroine|Eaton Stannard Barrett
During his sickness he sought a palliative for his pains—in the Bible.Jewish Literature and Other Essays|Gustav Karpeles
There is then a palliative for the busy bee's "hot foot," as Paddy described his first warm contact with the insect.Eye Spy|William Hamilton Gibson
However I had a visit from Bob as a palliative which supported me under the rest.Miss Eden's Letters|Emily Eden
early 15c., from Middle French palliatif (14c.) or directly from Medieval Latin palliativus "under cloak, covert," from Late Latin palliatus (see palliate). As a noun, recorded from 1724.