Part of speech: noun

Alleviation; mitigation.

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Usage examples "palliation":

  1. I repeat, that I by no means defend assassination; but in examining an act we must be careful to inquire whether some palliation of it may not be found in the motive by which it is prompted. - "Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3", Henry Hunt.
  2. Treatment must therefore be directed towards the palliation of such conditions as are present, with the object of rendering the the animal better able to perform work. - "Diseases of the Horse's Foot", Harry Caulton Reeks.
  3. If either is true it is a just cause for public dissatisfaction with the administration of criminal justice, and some palliation for the frequent resorts to Lynch law by the Southern people. - "The American Judiciary", Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD.