AskDefine | Define assuagement

Dictionary Definition

assuagement n : the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced; "as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief" [syn: relief, alleviation]

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  1. The action of assuaging; appeasement.
  2. The condition of being assuaged.
  3. An assuaging medicine or application.
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