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 Meanings and Examples of MITIGATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
mitigate
 v.  make less severe or harsh; moderate
Classic Sentence:
1  I am quite sure that you can mitigate in no other way the wrong and harm you have done.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
2  Hold, father," said the Jew, "mitigate and assuage your choler.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
3  Now, as the fact of becoming a prince from a private station presupposes either ability or fortune, it is clear that one or other of these things will mitigate in some degree many difficulties.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQU...
4  Those who practise the first system are able, by aid of God or man, to mitigate in some degree their rule, as Agathocles did.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII — CONCERNING THOSE WHO HAVE OBTAINED A PRINC...
5  She bent forward, lowering her voice to mitigate the horror.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
6  Frank cast about in his mind for some mitigating information that would make the ladies feel better.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
7  One fact mitigated the horror; his forefinger, raised in the customary manner, was stained with tobacco juice.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
8  Clym's grief became mitigated by wearing itself out.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
9  Lily had thus formed, in the tumult of her surroundings, a little nucleus of friendly relations which mitigated the crudeness of her course in lingering with the Gormers after their return.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
10  This was the mitigated translation of his first indignation.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—MARIUS GROWN UP
11  And though God alone knows whether my efforts will be successful, at all events I hope to bring about a mitigation of your sentence.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
12  That a criminal was reared among male factors mitigates his fault in our eyes.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence:
1  The police will not release the videos in an effort not to sensationalize the men's actions and to mitigate the potential of other individuals being inspired.
2  It's important to have a multilayered, deep defensive posture and not to rely on a single perimeter approach to mitigate risk.
3  Nothing Jason did could mitigate Medea's anger; she refused to forgive him for betraying her.
4  The judge found that in her case there were mitigating circumstances.
5  The jury must take into account any mitigating circumstances presented by the defense, such as previous good character.
6  In mitigation, the defence lawyer said his client was seriously depressed at the time of the assault.