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lenitive (adj.)

"assuaging, palliating," early 15c., from Medieval Latin lenitivus, from Latin lenitus, past participle of lenire "to soften, alleviate, pacify" (from PIE root *‌‌lē- "to let go, slacken"). As a noun, "a lenitive medicine," from early 15c.

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Definitions of lenitive from WordNet
1
lenitive (n.)
remedy that eases pain and discomfort;
2
lenitive (adj.)
moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear;
Synonyms: alleviative / alleviatory / mitigative / mitigatory / palliative
From wordnet.princeton.edu