Alleviation vs Amelioration - What's the difference?

alleviation | amelioration |


As nouns the difference between alleviation and amelioration

is that alleviation is the act of alleviating; relief or mitigation while amelioration is improvement.

alleviation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • the act of alleviating; relief or mitigation
  • the act of reducing pain or anything else unpleasant; easement
  • amelioration

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of making better.
  • an improvement
  • Antonyms

    * deterioration