Word of the Week: Ameliorated

As in: “The loneliness of women soldiers might, one would think, be ameliorated by the companionship of other women, at least if there are some, and this is sometimes the case (Benedict2009, p.168).  

Benedict, H. (2009)The lonely soldier: the private war of women serving in Iraq. Boston, MA: Beacon Press. 

For definitions of ameliorated, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.

 

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