mollify definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To sooth in mood or feeling; soothe. See Synonyms at pacify.
    • to minimize in strength; temper.
    • To reduce the rigidity of; soften.
    • To soften; in order to make tender; to lessen the stiffness, harshness, or asperity of; to qualify.
    • To assuage, as discomfort or discomfort, to appease, as excited feeling or enthusiasm; to pacify; to sooth.
  • verb:
    • to help ease a weight; make less painful; to comfort
    • To appease, pacify, gain the good might of.
    • To soften; which will make tender
    • make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by the addition of another thing; moderate
    • make less rigid or softer
    • reason to be more positively inclined; get the good will of
  • others:
    • To soften; make soft or tender.
    • To soothe; mitigate; appease; pacify; relaxed or peaceful.
    • In order to make less harsh; qualify; tone down; reasonable; abate.
    • To cause or incline by simply making tender.
    • Synonyms also to mitigate, alleviate, moderate.
    • To soothe, quiet.
    • To become smooth or tender.

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