Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To render milder; alleviate; assuage.

Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "mitigate":

  1. There was a feeble little sister, whose patient, suffering face demanded constant love and care to mitigate the weariness of a life of pain. - "Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories", Louisa M. Alcott.
  2. When the heart- rending intelligence reached us of the event that has filled our souls with grief and dismay, we felt that no language could relieve our distress or mitigate our sorrow. - "An Address Delivered At The Interment Of Mrs. Harriet Storrs, Consort Of Rev. Richard S. Storrs, Braintree, Mass. July 11, 1834.", John Codman.
  3. But I gathered that comparatively few of Anne's most influential colleagues were in sympathy with her efforts to mitigate the horrors that surrounded us. - "The Red Symbol", John Ironside.