[mit-i-gey-shuh n] /ˌmɪt ɪˈgeɪ ʃən/
the act of , or lessening the force or intensity of something unpleasant, as wrath, pain, grief, or extreme circumstances:
Social support is the most important factor in the mitigation of stress among adolescents.
the act of making a condition or consequence less severe:
the mitigation of a punishment.
the process of becoming milder, gentler, or less severe.
a mitigating circumstance, event, or consequence.
mid-14c., from Latin mitigationem (nominative mitigatio), noun of action from past participle stem of mitigare (see mitigate).
[moh-buh l, -beel or, esp. British, -bahyl] /ˈmoʊ bəl, -bil or, esp. British, -baɪl/ adjective 1. capable of moving or being moved readily. 2. Digital Technology. pertaining to or noting a cell phone, usually one with computing ability, or a portable, wireless computing device used while held in the hand, as in mobile tablet; mobile […]
[mohd-l] /ˈmoʊd l/ adjective 1. of or relating to mode, manner, or form. 2. Music. 3. Also, single modal. Transportation. pertaining to or suitable for transportation involving only one form of a carrier, as truck, rail, or ship. Compare (def 3), . 4. Grammar. noting or pertaining to mood. 5. Philosophy. pertaining to a mode […]
[muh-nas-tik] /məˈnæs tɪk/ adjective, Also, monastical 1. of or relating to monasteries: a monastic library. 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of monks or nuns, their manner of life, or their religious obligations: monastic vows. 3. of, relating to, or characteristic of a secluded, dedicated, or austere manner of living. noun 4. a member of […]
[mon-i-ter-ee, muhn-] /ˈmɒn ɪˌtɛr i, ˈmʌn-/ adjective 1. of or relating to the coinage or currency of a country. 2. of or relating to ; pecuniary: The necklace has sentimental as opposed to monetary value. /ˈmʌnɪtərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. of or relating to money or currency 2. of or relating to monetarism: a monetary policy […]