Definition of relieved in English:



  • No longer feeling distressed or anxious; reassured.

    ‘relieved parents who had waited anxiously for news’
    • ‘However, I also felt relieved that he wasn't here to complicate things.’
    • ‘She was relieved to see the bright lights of the terminal only a few feet away.’
    • ‘At this point I'm not sure if I'm relieved or disappointed.’
    • ‘More than 30 were relieved to discover they were staying at the school.’
    • ‘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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