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Mild

mild

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, or low, steel, steel that has but little carbon in it and is not readily hardened.

Synonym: Soft, gentle, bland, calm, tranquil, soothing, pleasant, placid, meek, kind, tender, indulgent, clement, mollifying, lenitive, assuasive. See Gentle.

Origin: AS. Milde; akin to OS. Mildi, D. & G. Mild, OHG. Milti, Icel. Mildr, Sw. & Dan. Mild, Goth. Milds; cf. Lith. Melas dear, Gr. Gladdening gifts.


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