palliative

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palliative /ˈpæliˌeɪtɪv/ Brit /ˈpæliətɪv/ noun
plural palliatives
palliative
/ˈpæliˌeɪtɪv/ Brit /ˈpæliətɪv/
noun
plural palliatives
Learner's definition of PALLIATIVE
[count]
medical : something that reduces the effects or symptoms of a medical condition without curing it
formal : something that is intended to make a bad situation seem better but that does not really improve the situation
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