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Synonyms for palliative
ˈpæl iˌeɪ tɪv, -i ə tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. palliative, alleviant, alleviator(adj)

    remedy that alleviates pain without curing

    Synonyms:
    alleviant, alleviator

    Antonyms:
    intensifying

  2. alleviative, alleviatory, lenitive, mitigative, mitigatory, palliative(adj)

    moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear

    Synonyms:
    lenitive, alleviatory, mitigative, alleviative, mitigatory

    Antonyms:
    intensifying

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. palliative(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lenitive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. palliative(a)

    Synonyms:
    lenitive, mitigative, palliatory, apologetic, extenuating

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "palliative":

    palliation, hospice, affirmative, stopgap

How to pronounce palliative?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say palliative in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4600conservative
#4654partial
#5420moderate
#7516slight
#8060incomplete
#10208inadequate
#11586affirmative
#14193hospice
#15140tentative
#19703superficial
#21621palliative
#115068stopgap
#128106palliation
#211812mitigative

How to use palliative in a sentence?

  1. Justice Nicholas Francis:

    It is with the heaviest of hearts but with complete conviction for Charlie’s best interests that I find it is in Charlie’s best interests that I accede to these applications and rule that Great Ormond Street Hospital may lawfully withdraw all treatment save for palliative care to permit Charlie Gard via AP -RRB- to die with dignity.

  2. Jon Radulovic:

    To get into hospice you have to acknowledge that a cure isn't possible but any treatment that is palliative in nature is fair game.

  3. Joy Goldsmith:

    Palliative care that is systematically engaged indicates resources that have been invested in this innovation, the regions representing the least expansive growth in palliative care are regions that struggle the most in health disparities, obesity and comorbidities.

  4. David Beckham:

    I think it gets up my partner, Lesley Braithwaite nose more than it does mine because when someone stares at me, if I look at them, they look away, whereas she can see people staring for much longer before Ive noticed. It doesnt really bother me though, it just makes me feel like how David Beckham must feel. If its good enough for David Beckham, its good enough for me. i first discovered them about two years ago, when my treatment options were reduced to palliative chemotherapy.

  5. Anthony Caprio:

    These ` nothing left to do ’ conversations often frame palliative care as a way to help people die comfortably, rather than an approach to care that allows them to live with the highest quality of life for as long as possible.


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