- assuage ► VERB 1) make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense. 2) satisfy (an appetite or desire).DERIVATIVES assuagement noun.ORIGIN Old French assouagier, from Latin suavis 'sweet' .
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Assuagement — As*suage ment, n. [OF. assouagement, asuagement.] Mitigation; abatement. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
assuagement — index mitigation, moderation, mollification, relief (release), remission Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
assuagement — noun see assuage … New Collegiate Dictionary
assuagement — See assuage. * * * … Universalium
assuagement — noun a) The action of assuaging; appeasement. b) The condition of being assuaged … Wiktionary
assuagement — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Freedom, especially from pain: alleviation, ease, mitigation, palliation, relief. See INCREASE … English dictionary for students
assuagement — n. appeasement; act of soothing … English contemporary dictionary
assuagement — n. Mitigation, pacification, easing, abatement. See preceding verb, and alleviation … New dictionary of synonyms
assuagement — n 1. relief, easing, easement, letup, respite, remission; abatement, mitigation, alleviation, palliation; softening, mollification, soothing, comfort; sedative, tranquilizer, alleviative, palliative, lenitive, balm, Med. calmative, anodyne, Med.… … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
assuagement — as·suage·ment … English syllables