mitigative mitigative

Definition(s):

  • (adj) moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear

Usage(s):

  • Even when Webster's figures are meant to be solid, rather than insecure, they often have an air of being a trifle apologetic; and this mitigative, tentative quality shows as .

News

  • Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster

    Scientific uncertainty has been described as a 'monster' that prevents understanding and delays mitigative action in response to climate change. New research by Professor Stephan Lewandowsky of the University of Bristol, and international colleagues, shows that uncertainty should make us more rather than less concerned about climate change. read more
    on April 7, 2014     Source: TG Daily

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indigent indigent
/ˈɪn dɪ dʒənt /