Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb alleviate

2 senses of alleviate

Sense 1
relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage -- (provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

Sense 2
facilitate, ease, alleviate -- (make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge")
       => help, assist, aid -- (give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house")

Antonyms of adj alleviated

1 sense of alleviated

Sense 1
alleviated, eased, relieved -- ((of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear)

INDIRECT (VIA mitigated) -> unmitigated -- (not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie")

Similarity of adj alleviated

1 sense of alleviated

Sense 1
alleviated, eased, relieved -- ((of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear)
       => mitigated (vs. unmitigated) -- (made less severe or intense; "he gladly accepted the mitigated penalty")

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