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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


Antonymsintense

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


SamplesMeek and self-effacing.


Synonymsmeek, modest


Similarhumble


Antonymsproud

3. mild mild and pleasant


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


Synonymsbalmy, soft


Similarclement


Antonymsinclement









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