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- adj. lessened, reduced, diminished
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of mitigate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. made less severe or intense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. made less severe or intense
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6 The fearless spirit of Leo, his authority and eloquence, again mitigated the fierceness of a
But in a crucial departure from Empiricism and towards what might be called a mitigated rationalism, Kant also holds that not all cognition
This conservative, fallibilist position, which Hume calls mitigated scepticism, is the proper epistemic attitude for anyone “sensible of the strange infirmities of human understanding”
He might be described as a mitigated modernist in these years, in which he advocated the popularization of science by means of Institutes and similar centres of enlightenment, and welcomed new inventions -- while reserving to himself the right to burlesque their possibilities, and to ridicule the pretensions of pompous professors and futile philosophers.
It was Rideau's victimizations that "mitigated" murder into manslaughter.
And Dimon's friends have also been reassuring investors that any regulatory impact will be "mitigated" by increasing prices elsewhere:
By returning to work as soon as he could he had 'mitigated' his position in that he reduced his potential loss of earnings claim to virtually nothing.
Indeed, of all the problems established in the red team reports, precisely NONE of those risks can be eliminated, perhaps a majority can be "mitigated" or have their risks reduced some, and a few resist even reasonable mitigation attempts.
Kousari said that he expected, at best, a "mitigated" reaction from rich nations to UNCTAD's idea.
We have the more reason to be grateful for his willing sacrifice of time, because, in view of the interval since the last confirmation and of the long sojourn in Wales before us, we should otherwise have suffered a kind of mitigated excommunication.