mollification mollification

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a state of being appeased or ameliorated or tempered
  2. (n) the act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined

Usage(s):

  1. Those who made the appointment intended it to be a gesture of mollification, an invitation to calm.
  2. Philadelphia Steelman Leffler assumes control of two equal bureaus devised as partial mollification of the powerful conservation and sportsmen's lobby, which McKay had offended.
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