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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of being merciful as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant; Acting in a manner that is gentle and even-tempered; Good weather with comfortable temperatures.

Usage examples (30)
  • Even in the pulpit there are moments when mildness of manner is not enough
  • He seemed to be about forty-six years of age; his countenance was open, and conveyed the idea of mildness and benevolence.
  • It was an act of the highest insolence towards government, such as mildness itself cannot overlook or forgive.
  • At least it must be left an open question as to whether the impulsive and domineering vigour of the West is preferable to the "mildness" of the East. for more
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