palliation
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /pælɪˈeɪʃən/
Noun

palliation

  1. The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure; temporary relief.
    • 1985, Anthony Burgess, The Kingdom of the Wicked
      Una nox dormienda means that one final night that has to be slept through after a few score years of pain and its palliations, of pleasure and disgust after pleasure.
  2. Extenuation; mitigation.
Translations
  • Russian: облегчение



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