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  Definition of melioration
  1. the act of relieving ills and changing for the better
  2. the linguistic process in which over a period of time a word grows more positive in connotation or more elevated in meaning
  3. a condition superior to an earlier condition; "the new school represents a great improvement"
Similar Words: amelioration, betterment, improvement

 

Hyponyms: betterment, development, reformation, renovation, restoration, refurbishment

 

Derivational Morphology: better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate

 

Anagrams: nonremittal, nonmaterial

 

 
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