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adjective as in eased in mind

adjective as in deprived of something, or freed from it

adjective as in lessened


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Example Sentences

I was always relieved to hear his voice, but I was always in the middle of something.

From Time

The Steelers are surely relieved they aren’t the shorthanded team.

“We’re relieved to see that monitoring and censorship is still not a policy option,” said Christoph Schmon, international policy director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the world’s biggest digital rights organization.

From Fortune

Workers simply exchanged relieved looks — and then burst into applause.

Some feel relieved that the burden of dowry and economic baggage of unmarried daughters have been lifted.

As she discussed her understanding of the voting rights campaign and how she planned to recreate it, I grew more relieved.

The court papers are sealed, but the couple has made it clear they want to be relieved of their parental responsibilities.

He may have been relieved to head for Westminster as a Member of Parliament on Oct. 1, 1386.

I was so relieved, until I thought about my dirty pantyhose hanging on the shower at home.

Banks feels relieved that the Interscope drama is in her rearview.

Thus night fell, and darkness settled down about him, relieved only by the red glow of the logs smouldering on the hearth.

He reached down inside my shirt, with a none too gentle hand, and relieved me of the belt that held the money.

The bridesmaids relieved their feelings by many salutes and much tittering.

This was very agreeable; but he was, nevertheless, greatly relieved when a boat came in sight sailing toward him.

Relieved when she entered, she was again struck with fear when Phœbe Chiffinch had come near enough to enable her to see her face.

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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to relieved, such as: reassured, relaxed, satisfied, allayed, alleviated, and appeased.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.