From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrelievedre‧lieved /rɪˈliːvd/ ●●○ adjective 🔊 🔊 WORRIEDfeeling happy because you are no longer worried about something → reliefgreatly/immensely/extremely etc relieved 🔊 She looked immensely relieved when she heard the news.relieved to see/hear/know something 🔊 His mother was relieved to see him happy again.relieved (that) 🔊 I felt relieved that Ben would be there. 🔊 A relieved smile spread over his face.COLLOCATIONSadverbsgreatly/hugely relievedI was greatly relieved when he agreed.extremely/immensely relievedWe're all immensely relieved that the ordeal is over.mightily relieved (=greatly relieved)He was mightily relieved when they won.obviously/clearly/visibly relievedShe was obviously relieved to have escaped.somewhat/rather relieved (=fairly relieved – often used when someone is actually very relieved)I was somewhat relieved to hear the wine was £20, not £200 a bottle.verbsfeel relievedShe was tired, and felt relieved when they all decided to go.sound/look relievedJen looked relieved to see me.
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relieved• Billy felt the windrushing into the cab as the lorrytrundled through the tunnel and he felt relieved.• I'd go so far as to say she seemed relieved.• By the time Lew left, Meier felt greatly relieved.• She imagined he looked almost relieved and she felt the same.• Sahlin appeared relieved at my news.• She was relieved but paradoxically slightly annoyed, too.• "Oh, " she said, relieved. "I'm so glad you're back."• She was relieved, later, that they weren't published.• She started to count how many people, who might not confess it in simplelanguage, were relieved MacQuillan had gone.• The government will be relieved that a crisis has been averted.• I was relieved that John was there to help me explain.• The hostages simply look relieved to be going home.• Andrew was relieved to discover that he was not himself under suspicion.• Polly was relieved to learn that her mother's illness was not a serious one.• I'm so relieved to see you!greatly/immensely/extremely etc relieved• At first there was no response to Cleo's knock, at which Dauntless was greatly relieved.• In many ways I was greatly relieved as it had become obvious to me that he wasn't well.• Glyn had come yesterday, but Shirley had already cooked, and he had looked extremely relieved at that.• Voice over Mrs Fitchew said she was extremely relieved not to have been sent to prison.• Had this been the case, it would have greatly relievedpressure on the remandpopulation in prisons.• We were immensely relieved to find, in her next book, that her powers were still unimpaired.• The party was greatly relieved to get the whole business over and done with.