Synonyms and Antonyms of alleviation

  1. reduction of or freedom from pain <hoping a couple of aspirin would provide some alleviation of the pain in his shoulder> Synonyms ease, comfort, release, reliefRelated Words appeasement, assuagement, decrease, diminishment, mitigation, moderation, mollification; calming, salving, soothingNear Antonyms discomfort, unrest; agony, anguish, misery, suffering, torment, torture; ache, pain, pang, prick, smart, sting, stitch, throe, tingle, twinge

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