What is the difference between Alleviate and Mitigate?




What is the difference between Alleviate and Mitigate? :


Alleviate :

(
1 ) Ease – make something less severe

The doctor gave her an injection to alleviate the pain.

They alleviated the boredom of waiting by singing songs.



Mitigate :

(
1 ) Make something less violent, severe, painful – moderate

I did my best to mitigate his distress.

They should endeavour to mitigate distress.

It is an attempt to mitigate the unfavorable reaction.











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