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English noun: mildness

1. mildness (state) good weather with comfortable temperatures


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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