Definition of relieved in English:


Syllabification: re·lieved
Pronunciation: /riˈlēvd


  • No longer feeling distressed or anxious; reassured: relieved parents who had waited anxiously for news
    More example sentences
    • Are you relieved to know that she's not dying or very ill?
    • More than 30 were relieved to discover they were staying at the school.
    • However, I also felt relieved that he wasn't here to complicate things.
    glad, thankful, grateful, pleased, happy, easy/easier in one's mind, reassured



Pronunciation: /riˈlēvədlē/
More example sentences
  • I nodded and he relievedly ran off.
  • As they roared down the grade leading to the river crossing, Toby sighed relievedly.
  • She looked up at him, then smiled and laughed relievedly.

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