un·​al·​le·​vi·​at·​ed ˌən-ə-ˈlē-vē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce unalleviated (audio)
: not relieved, corrected, or made more bearable : not alleviated
unalleviated pain/suffering

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web As many as 70 percent of cancer patients in treatment at that time, or in end-of-life care, experienced unalleviated pain. Kathleen Hoffman, STAT, 6 July 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1750, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unalleviated was in 1750

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“Unalleviated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unalleviated. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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