Mild

Definition of Mild

Pronunciation: mīld
a.1.Gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate in degree or quality; - the opposite of harsh, severe, irritating, violent, disagreeable, etc.; - applied to persons and things; as, a mild disposition; a mild eye; a mild air; a mild medicine; a mild insanity.
The rosy morn resigns her light
And milder glory to the noon.
- Waller.
Adore him as a mild and merciful Being.
- Rogers.
Mild steel
steel that has but little carbon in it and is not readily hardened.

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Saturnian, accepting, aestival, affable, agreeable, balmy, benign, benignant, blood-hot, blood-warm, bonhomous, bright, broken, calid, calming, chastened, choice, clement, complaisant, conciliatory, cordial, dainty, dead, deferential, delicate, demulcent, dilute, diluted, docile, domesticated, dovelike, easy, easy-natured, easygoing, emollient, equable, equatorial, exquisite, fade, faint, fair, flat, flavorless, forbearant, forbearing, forgiving, genial, good-humored, good-natured, good-tempered, gruelly, halcyon, housebroken, humane, humble, inane, indifferent, indulgent, inoffensive, insipid, jejune, judicious, kindly, lamblike, lax, lenient, lenitive, luke, lukewarm, mellow, mellowy, merciful, mild as milk, milk-and-water, modest, mollified, mollifying, nonresistive, nonrigid, nonviolent, obeisant, obliging, pacific, pacifistic, pappy, passive, patient, peaceable, placid, prudent, pulpy, quiet, room-temperature, sapless, savorless, serene, smooth, sober, soft, soft as putty, softened, softening, spiceless, stale, subdued, submissive, subservient, subtropical, summery, sunny, sunshiny, sweet, sweet-tempered, tame, tamed, tasteless, tepid, thermal, thermic, thin, toasty, tolerant, tractable, tranquil, tropical, unassuming, unflavored, unfrozen, unsavory, vapid, warm, warm as toast, warmish, washy, watered, watered-down, watery, weak, well-natured, whisper-soft, wishy-washy, yielding
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