[ US /ɹiˈɫivd, ɹɪˈɫivd/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪlˈiːvd/ ]
  1. (of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear
  2. extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
    the jutting limb of a tree
    his protruding ribs
    massive projected buttresses
    a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck
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How To Use relieved In A Sentence

  • Refreshed and regowned, again in dark colors unrelieved by any bright embroidery, Aene paced nervously along a subtly lit path towards the Castrea residence.
  • We were greatly relieved at the the news of their safe return.
  • Rangers should be relieved but the country as a whole should be mortified to be portrayed in this way.
  • I was relieved that we had averted yet another financial crisis .
  • Immediate pressure on peasant living standards was relieved by the abolition of redemption dues and restraint of the tax burden.
  • I sighed softly, relieved to have escaped another untimely lecture.
  • Everyone was relieved when the ceremony at the Ambassador's residence went off without a hitch.
  • Then, this state of nerves is most frequently to be relieved by care in affording them a pleasant view, a judicious variety as to flowers, * and pretty things. Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not
  • The plaintiff is relieved of the burden of managing a large sum of money and is protected from possible dissipation of the funds.
  • So we are intended to be relieved of the fear that our dying need be a fearful experience.
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