Verb(1) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of(2) make less severe or harsh
(1) It seems to have become accepted that poverty will always exist - the aim of policy is merely to mitigate its worst effects.(2) drainage schemes have helped to mitigate this problem(3) he wanted to mitigate misery in the world(4) So government will have to take some sort of measures to mitigate this.(5) To say that statistics mitigate murder is obviously contemptible.(6) We should welcome an opportunity to mitigate the misery of a lingering death of a person who longs to die.(7) If you have serious credit card debts, the best way to mitigate the bill is to switch to zero interest plastic.(8) Politics is meant to mitigate the misery to which our inborn condition consigns us, not add to it.(9) Proper planning can significantly mitigate the deemed interest benefit income or debt income inclusion.(10) Parliament, however, has sought to mitigate the worst effects of strict liability by including defences in some statutes.(11) Now it hardly needs adding that mitigating circumstances exist for the dearth of success on the ski slopes.(12) We have, long term, a great deal to gain from mitigating the effects of global warming.(13) One is to develop a serious plan for mitigating extreme poverty.(14) Another major point in the argument against capital punishment is called mitigating circumstances.(15) One might believe that the many inconveniences residents encountered were mitigated by the festive improvements in the city's appearance.(16) Yet if there were mitigating circumstances, it seems incredible that he would not have used them to defend himself at the hearing.
(1) to mitigate :: e faaitiitia
1. alleviate ::
2. reduce ::
3. diminish ::
4. lessen ::
5. weaken ::
6. lighten ::
7. attenuate ::
8. take the edge off ::
ave le pito ese
9. allay ::
11. assuage ::
12. palliate ::
13. relieve ::
14. tone down ::
leo i lalo
1. aggravate ::
2. exacerbate ::
mitigate, mitigated, mitigates, mitigating
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