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Synonyms for palliative
ˈpæl iˌeɪ tɪv, -i ə tɪvpal·lia·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. palliative, alleviant, alleviatoradjective

    remedy that alleviates pain without curing

    Synonyms:
    alleviant, alleviator

    Antonyms:
    intensifying

  2. alleviative, alleviatory, lenitive, mitigative, mitigatory, palliativeadjective

    moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear

    Synonyms:
    lenitive, alleviatory, mitigative, alleviative, mitigatory

    Antonyms:
    intensifying

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. palliativenoun

    Synonyms:
    lenitive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. palliativeadjective

    Synonyms:
    lenitive, mitigative, palliatory, apologetic, extenuating

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "palliative":

    palliation, hospice, affirmative, stopgap

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How to use palliative in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Pope 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 to die with dignity.

  3. Scott Irwin:

    . Dr. Scott Irwin, director of palliative care psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, who was not connected with the study, said the lesson isn't that hospice care is costing too much. Costs should naturally go up because more people are using hospice and using it earlier, which is a really good thing.

  4. Chris Feudtner:

    Palliative care isn't about giving up. It's about choosing how you want to live before you die, this little girl has chosen how she wants to live.

  5. Catherine Campisi:

    Assisted suicide is inherently dangerous to those who are expensive to care for or who lack access to proper medical care, and rather than open up that Pandora's box, we ought to be exploring how to expand hospice and palliative care to address the needs of those terminally ill.

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