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Meaning of EASING

Pronunciation:  'eezing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
  2. [n]  a change for the better

EASING is a 6 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: alleviation, easement, moderation, relief, relief
 See Also: alteration, breath of fresh air, change, decrease, detente, diminution, disembarrassment, liberalisation, liberalization, modification, palliation, reduction, relaxation, spasmolysis, step-down



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abatement, abating, allaying, allayment, alleviating, alleviation, alleviative, analgesia, analgesic, anesthesia, anesthetic, anesthetizing, anodyne, appeasement, assuagement, assuaging, assuasive, balmy, balsamic, benumbing, blunting, calming, cathartic, chastening, clarification, cleansing, cushioning, dampening, damping, deadening, demulcent, demulsion, diminishing, diminishment, diminution, disburdening, disencumbering, disencumberment, dulcification, dulling, ease, easement, emollient, expediting, expedition, facilitation, falling-off, hastening, hushing, laxation, leniency, lenitive, lessening, letdown, letup, lightening, loosening, lulling, mellowing, mitigating, mitigation, mitigative, modulation, mollification, mollifying, numbing, pacification, padding, pain-killing, palliation, palliative, purgative, quickening, quietening, quieting, reducing, reduction, relaxation, relaxing, relief, relieving, remedial, remedy, remission, salving, simplification, simplifying, slackening, smoothing, softening, softening-up, soothing, speeding, streamlining, subduement, subduing, tempering, tranquilization, unballasting, unburdening, unfreighting, unlading, unloading, unsaddling, untaxing