relieved


relieved
adj.
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
greatly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, mightily (esp. BrE)
completely, totally (both esp. AmE)
almost
a little, slightly, etc.
clearly, obviously, visibly
secretly

I was secretly relieved when Tony said it was time to turn back.

PREPOSITION
at

We were greatly relieved at the news of their safe return.

Relieved is used with these nouns: ↑sigh

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • relieved — index free (relieved from a burden), prominent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • relieved — adj. 1) relieved at (we were relieved at the news) 2) relieved to + inf. (we were relieved to learn that they had arrived safely) 3) relieved that + clause (we were relieved that they had arrived safely) * * * relieved at (we were relieved at the …   Combinatory dictionary

  • relieved — re|lieved [rıˈli:vd] adj feeling happy because you are no longer worried about something →↑relief greatly/immensely/extremely etc relieved ▪ She looked immensely relieved when she heard the news. relieved to see/hear/know sth ▪ His mother was… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • relieved — re|lieved [ rı livd ] adjective happy and relaxed because something bad has not happened, or because a bad situation has ended: I wasn t angry when he finally turned up just very relieved. relieved to do something: Irene seemed relieved to find… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • relieved — UK [rɪˈliːvd] / US [rɪˈlɪvd] adjective happy and relaxed because something bad has not happened or because a bad situation has ended I wasn t angry when he finally turned up – just very relieved. relieved to do something: Irene seemed relieved to …   English dictionary

  • relieved — [[t]rɪli͟ːvd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ to inf/that If you are relieved, you feel happy because something unpleasant has not happened or is no longer happening. We are all relieved to be back home... I am very relieved that it is… …   English dictionary

  • relieved — adjective feeling happy because you are no longer worried about something: She looked immensely relieved when she heard this news. | relieved to see/hear/know sth: His mother was relieved to see him eating properly again. (+ that): I feel so… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Relieved — Relieve Re*lieve (r? l?v ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Relieved} ( l?vd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Relieving}.] [OE. releven, F. relever to raise again, discharge, relieve, fr. L. relevare to lift up, raise, make light, relieve; pref. re re + levare to raise …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • relieved — [rɪˈliːvd] adj happy and relaxed because something bad has ended or did not happen I m so relieved to know the truth.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • relieved — predic.adj. freed from anxiety or distress (am very relieved to hear it). Derivatives: relievedly adv …   Useful english dictionary


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