alleviated alleviated  /ə ˈli vi ˌeɪ təd/


  • (adj) (of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear



  1. On their side, they want their concerns to be alleviated.
  2. Though it alleviated concerns of illiteracy, the method encouraged intimidation and fraud.
  3. And while the cost is still prohibitive for most folks, some of the safety concerns and technical hurdles have been alleviated.


  1. Brazil vs. Japan: Complete Confederations Cup Preview, Team News, Prediction

    Brazil vs. Japan Venue: Estadio Nacional , Brasilia Occasion: Confederations Cup Group A, Tournament Opener Date: Saturday 15 June Kick-off: 16.00 Local Time/15.00 ET/20.00 UTC   The Confederations Cup sparks into life with a clash between hosts Brazil and Asian Cup winners Japan. Having broken their duck by beating France 3-0 in Porto Alegre on Sunday, the pressure has been somewhat alleviated ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Amid budget cuts to higher education, KU gets funding for adult stem cell center

    As Kansas University officials bemoaned legislative budget cuts this week, Kansas Board of Regents member Ed McKechnie wondered if those cuts could be alleviated somewhat by diverting funds that KU received in another area — but didn't request.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Kansas City Kansan

  3. Stock Futures Rise on Mixed Jobs Report

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stock futures were trading higher Friday after a mixed labor market report for May alleviated concerns about an early wind-down of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program. Futures for the S&P 500 were rising 10 points, or 11.19 points above fair value, to 1,632.75. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average were up 70 points, or 74.38 points above fair value, to 15,106 ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source:


  1. "History will not judge President Bush kindly for his failure to act in a way that could have prevented or alleviated this economic crisis," Obama said in March 2008 shortly after Bear Sterns' collapse, slamming Bush for failing to instill...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  2. "Much animal suffering has been alleviated thanks to Senator Byrd, and this year we are proud to honor him for giving a voice to the voiceless," PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said.
    on Dec 26, 2007 By: Ingrid Newkirk Source: Charleston Gazette

  3. "We took that stitch out and things started to change almost immediately from that point," Schilling said. "As soon as we alleviated that nerve issue, things changed drastically. I went from, again, hobbling to being able to walk. We had...
    on Oct 22, 2004 By: Curt Schilling Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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