Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of mitigation | Another word for mitigation | What is mitigation?

Definition 1: to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for mitigation in the sense of this definition

(mitigation is a kind of ...) the act of decreasing or reducing something

Definition 2: the action of lessening in severity or intensity - [noun denoting act]

Samples where mitigation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the object being control or moderation of economic depressions

Synonyms for mitigation in the sense of this definition

(mitigation is a kind of ...) the act of decreasing or reducing something

(... is a kind of mitigation ) the act of abating

"laws enforcing noise abatement"

Definition 3: a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for mitigation in the sense of this definition

(mitigation is a kind of ...) a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.

"he kept finding excuses to stay" "every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job" "his transparent self-justification was unacceptable"

More words

Another word for mitigating circumstance

Another word for mitigated

Another word for mitigate

Another word for mitigable

Another word for mithridates vi

Another word for mitigative

Another word for mitigatory

Another word for mitochondrion

Another word for mitogen

Another word for mitomycin


Other word for mitomycin

mitomycin meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce mitomycin