Definition of unassuaged in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnəˈsweɪdʒd/


Not soothed or relieved: her unassuaged grief
More example sentences
  • Tensions grew as the protesters, unassuaged by Lee's promise to step down after a party congress in September, attacked the cars of arriving KMT officials.
  • When Karen awakes, she finds her loneliness unassuaged.
  • It spreads rapidly, becomes attached to new objects, and burns with the pain of unassuaged longing.



Example sentences
  • This craving to nail down transient experience is unassuageable, and as basic to us as the self-pitying sorrow for our own mortality, and just as invariably doomed to disappointment.
  • She describes Islam in hysterical terms as, ‘an insane and unassuageable cult.’
  • An even less appetizing quality of the new privileged is their palpable and apparently unassuageable envy.

Words that rhyme with unassuaged

aged, unengaged, unwaged
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