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mild

mild

 
pronunciation:
maIld
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: milder, mildest
definition 1: gentle or calm.
She is a mild girl, compared to her wild sister.
synonyms:
gentle
antonyms:
abrasive, aggressive, angry, ferocious, harsh, violent
similar words:
affable, amiable, calm, genial, moderate, placid, quiet, soft, tranquil
definition 2: not harsh; not extreme.
We had a mild winter.
synonyms:
genial, temperate
antonyms:
acute, bitter, critical, fierce, furious, intense, savage, severe, stiff, violent
similar words:
average, calm, fair, gentle, placid, soft
definition 3: not harsh in taste.
These are mild peppers.
antonyms:
hot, sharp, spicy, strong
similar words:
gentle, mellow, tame
derivations: mildly (adv.), mildness (n.)
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