the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced;
"as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief"
the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance);
"he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
- The alleviation and prevention of the natural disaster caused by outbursts in coal mines are of great significance.
- There is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and action and the resolute facing of the world as it is.