Definition Of assuage


make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.

the letter assuaged the fears of most members

Example Of assuage

  • an opportunity occurred to assuage her desire for knowledge

  • And that is a hunger that can probably never be assuaged .

  • Anyway, I'll assuage my frustration by posting my comment here.

  • As part of the shift to unadorned capitalist relations, efforts appear to be underway to revive various forms of religion to help assuage social discontent.

  • As time went on she grew more and more jealous of him, and more and more certain that, if only she could know what had happened, she would get some ease to her tormented heart and some assuagement of her perfectly natural curiosity.

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