relief
noun.
the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief
noun.
the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)
he enjoyed his relief from responsibility|getting it off his conscience gave him some ease
Synonym: ease
noun.
(law) redress awarded by a court
was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?
noun.
someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes|we need extra employees for summer fill-ins
noun.
assistance in time of difficulty
the contributions provided some relief for the victims
noun.
a pause for relaxation
people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests
noun.
a change for the better
Synonym: easing, moderation
noun.
aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped
he has been on relief for many years
noun.
the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain
noun.
sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
noun.
the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged
he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta