appeasement appeasement  /ə ˈpiz mənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)

Usage(s):

  1. Back when the war was only a threat and appeasement was a strange new word, the name of Sir Samuel Hoare was a Symbol of abasement before fascism.
  2. You said that it was appeasement.
  3. The question of appeasement has long been barbed and dangerous in European history.

News

  1. No incumbents, no exceptions

    My pledge is not to a flag or country. They are but symbols, as a cross is to one’s faith. More often than not the Pledge of Allegiance is nothing more than a rote response to appeasement.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Olean Times Herald

  2. Your View: Letters to the editor (June 13)

    Unfortunately, Rep. Pearce complains and beats up on the federal management agencies for his personal gain and the appeasement of his right-wing base. Rep. Pearce seems to hate public land and tries to degrade natural resources at every turn.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Silver City Sun-News

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Quotes

  1. Marking the 60th anniversary of Israel's founding, Bush told members of Israel's legislative body at the Knesset that he condemned "the false comfort of appeasement ...... that we should negotiate with the terrorists and radicals, as if some...
    on May 15, 2008 By: President Bush Source: CTV.ca

  2. Instead, a sneering McCain said of his Republican rival's stance that "that kind of isolationism, sir, is what caused World War II. We allowed Hitler to come to power with that kind of attitude of isolationism and appeasement."
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Ron Paul Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

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