Palliation

Definition of Palliation

Pal`li`a´tion
n.1.The act of palliating, or state of being palliated; extenuation; excuse; as, the palliation of faults, offenses, vices.
2.Mitigation; alleviation, as of a disease.
3.That which cloaks or covers; disguise; also, the state of being covered or disguised.

Related Words

alleviate, alleviation, assuage, easement, easing, palliate, relief, relieve
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