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English adjective: mild

1. mild moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme

SamplesA mild winter storm.
A mild fever.
Fortunately the pain was mild.
A mild rebuke.
Mild criticism.

Similargentle, mild-mannered, moderate, soft, temperate

See alsomoderate, temperate

Attributedegree, grade, level


2. mild humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness

SamplesMeek and self-effacing.

Synonymsmeek, modest



3. mild mild and pleasant

SamplesBalmy days and nights.
The climate was mild and conducive to life or growth.
A soft breeze.

Synonymsbalmy, soft



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