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English noun: mildness

1. mildness (state) good weather with comfortable temperatures


Synonymsclemency


Broader (hypernym)good weather


Narrower (hyponym)balminess, softness

2. mildness (attribute) acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered


SamplesHis fingers have learned gentleness.
Suddenly her gigantic power melted into softness for the baby.
Even in the pulpit there are moments when mildness of manner is not enough.


Synonymsgentleness, softness


Broader (hypernym)manner, personal manner

3. mildness (attribute) mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant


Synonymslenience, leniency, lenity


Broader (hypernym)mercifulness, mercy









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