relieved
adjective Date: 1850 experiencing or showing relief especially from anxiety or pent-up emotions • relievedly adverb

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  • relieved — index free (relieved from a burden), prominent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • relieved — adj. 1) relieved at (we were relieved at the news) 2) relieved to + inf. (we were relieved to learn that they had arrived safely) 3) relieved that + clause (we were relieved that they had arrived safely) * * * relieved at (we were relieved at the …   Combinatory dictionary

  • relieved — re|lieved [rıˈli:vd] adj feeling happy because you are no longer worried about something →↑relief greatly/immensely/extremely etc relieved ▪ She looked immensely relieved when she heard the news. relieved to see/hear/know sth ▪ His mother was… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • relieved — re|lieved [ rı livd ] adjective happy and relaxed because something bad has not happened, or because a bad situation has ended: I wasn t angry when he finally turned up just very relieved. relieved to do something: Irene seemed relieved to find… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • relieved — UK [rɪˈliːvd] / US [rɪˈlɪvd] adjective happy and relaxed because something bad has not happened or because a bad situation has ended I wasn t angry when he finally turned up – just very relieved. relieved to do something: Irene seemed relieved to …   English dictionary

  • relieved — [[t]rɪli͟ːvd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ to inf/that If you are relieved, you feel happy because something unpleasant has not happened or is no longer happening. We are all relieved to be back home... I am very relieved that it is… …   English dictionary

  • relieved — adjective feeling happy because you are no longer worried about something: She looked immensely relieved when she heard this news. | relieved to see/hear/know sth: His mother was relieved to see him eating properly again. (+ that): I feel so… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Relieved — Relieve Re*lieve (r? l?v ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Relieved} ( l?vd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Relieving}.] [OE. releven, F. relever to raise again, discharge, relieve, fr. L. relevare to lift up, raise, make light, relieve; pref. re re + levare to raise …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • relieved — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • relieved — [rɪˈliːvd] adj happy and relaxed because something bad has ended or did not happen I m so relieved to know the truth.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • relieved — predic.adj. freed from anxiety or distress (am very relieved to hear it). Derivatives: relievedly adv …   Useful english dictionary

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