Definition of relieved in English:



  • No longer feeling distressed or anxious; reassured:

    ‘relieved parents who had waited anxiously for news’
    • ‘She was relieved to see the bright lights of the terminal only a few feet away.’
    • ‘More than 30 were relieved to discover they were staying at the school.’
    • ‘At this point I'm not sure if I'm relieved or disappointed.’
    • ‘However, I also felt relieved that he wasn't here to complicate things.’
    • ‘Are you relieved to know that she's not dying or very ill?’
    glad, thankful, grateful, pleased, happy
    put at one's ease, easier in one's mind, easy in one's mind, comforted, cheered, reassured
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