Definition of relieved in English:



  • No longer feeling distressed or anxious; reassured.

    ‘relieved parents who had waited anxiously for news’
    • ‘Are you relieved to know that she's not dying or very ill?’
    • ‘She was relieved to see the bright lights of the terminal only a few feet away.’
    • ‘However, I also felt relieved that he wasn't here to complicate things.’
    • ‘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.’
    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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