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

Examples of unalleviated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Drought conditions, which are the culmination of this ever-lengthening rain deficit, remain unalleviated. A. Camden Walker, Washington Post, 23 Apr. 2023 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

Time Traveler
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 13 Jul. 2024.

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