unalleviated

adjective
un·​al·​le·​vi·​at·​ed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈlē-vē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce unalleviated (audio) \

Definition of unalleviated

: not relieved, corrected, or made more bearable : not alleviated unalleviated pain/suffering

Examples of unalleviated in a Sentence

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, "Opioid stigma is keeping many cancer patients from getting the pain control they need," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of unalleviated

1750, in the meaning defined above

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“Unalleviated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unalleviated. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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