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1. mild

adjective. ['ˈmaɪld'] moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme.

Synonyms

  • soft
  • moderate
  • degree
  • temperate
  • level
  • gentle
  • mild-mannered

Antonyms

  • intemperate
  • immoderate
  • high
  • upgrade

Etymology

  • milde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Mild

  • restyled
  • compiled
  • reviled
  • refiled
  • beguiled
  • styled
  • smiled
  • wylde
  • wilde
  • wild
  • weild
  • tiled
  • schild
  • riled
  • piled
  • filed
  • child

How do you pronounce mild?

Pronounce mild as maɪld.

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Example sentences of the word mild


1. Adjective
Use warm water and a mild soap to wash the inside of the pan.

Quotes containing the word mild


1. Mild autism can give you a genius like Einstein. If you have severe autism, you could remain nonverbal. You don't want people to be on the severe end of the spectrum. But if you got rid of all the autism genetics, you wouldn't have science or art. All you would have is a bunch of social 'yak yaks.'
- Temple Grandin

2. Sit in a room and read--and read and read. And read the right books by the right people. Your mind is brought onto that level, and you have a nice, mild, slow-burning rapture all the time.
- Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth

3. If I ever form a clan, we'll be the anti-cheerleaders and walk under the bleacher forming mild acts of mayhem.
- Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

2. mild-tasting

adjective. having a mild taste.

Antonyms

  • fresh

3. mild-mannered

adjective. behaving in or having a mild or gentle manner.

Antonyms

  • intemperate

4. mild

adjective. ['ˈmaɪld'] mild and pleasant.

Synonyms

  • soft
  • balmy

Antonyms

  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low

Etymology

  • milde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. mild

adjective. ['ˈmaɪld'] humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness.

Synonyms

  • modest
  • meek

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • degrade
  • oblique angle

Etymology

  • milde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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