Definitions For Palliative


  • Remedy that alleviates pain without curing


  • Moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear


  • Something that reduces the effects or symptoms of a medical condition without curing it
  • Something that is intended to make a bad situation seem better but that does not really improve the situation

Is Palliative a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Palliative is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Palliative in a Sentence

  • The disease has no cure, but a number of palliatives exist.
  • Travel is like a palliative against depression for him.
  • Symbolic palliatives for inner-city troubles

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