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Meaning of MILD

Pronunciation:  mIld

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  mild and pleasant; "balmy days and nights"; "the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth"
  2. [adj]  moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism"
  3. [adj]  humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"

MILD is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: balmy, clement, gentle, humble, meek, mild-mannered, moderate, modest, temperate
 Antonyms: intense



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mild\, a. [Compar. {Milder}; superl. {Mildest}.] [AS.
milde; akin to OS. mildi, D. & G. mild, OHG. milti, Icel.
mildr, Sw. & Dan. mild, Goth. milds; cf. Lith. melas dear,
Gr. ? gladdening gifts.]
Gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate
in degree or quality; -- the opposite of harsh, severe,
irritating, violent, disagreeable, etc.; -- applied to
persons and things; as, a mild disposition; a mild eye; a
mild air; a mild medicine; a mild insanity.

      The rosy morn resigns her light And milder glory to the
      noon.                                    --Waller.

      Adore him as a mild and merciful Being.  --Rogers.

{Mild}, or {Low}, {steel}, steel that has but little carbon
   in it and is not readily hardened.

Syn: Soft; gentle; bland; calm; tranquil; soothing; pleasant;
     placid; meek; kind; tender; indulgent; clement;
     mollifying; lenitive; assuasive. See {Gentle}.

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