Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "mitigated": 
Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. made less severe or intense;
- Example: "he gladly accepted the mitigated penalty"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

mitigated \mitigated\ adj. made less severe or intense. unmitigated [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mitigate \Mit"i*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mitigated; p. pr. & vb. n. Mitigating.] [L. mitigatus, p. p. of mitigare to soften, mitigate; mitis mild, soft + the root of agere to do, drive.] 1. To make less severe, intense, harsh, rigorous, painful, etc.; to soften; to meliorate; to alleviate; to diminish; to lessen; as, to mitigate heat or cold; to mitigate grief. [1913 Webster] 2. To make mild and accessible; to mollify; -- applied to persons. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This opinion . . . mitigated kings into companions. --Burke. [1913 Webster] Syn: To alleviate; assuage; allay. See Alleviate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

mitigated adj 1: made less severe or intense; "he gladly accepted the mitigated penalty" [ant: unmitigated]