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1. mitigation

noun. ['ˌmɪtɪˈgeɪʃən'] to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious.

Synonyms

  • extenuation
  • decrease
  • diminution
  • reduction
  • palliation

Antonyms

  • expansion
  • addition
  • maximization
  • inflate

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Rhymes with Mitigation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce mitigation?

Pronounce mitigation as ˌmɪtɪˈgeɪʃən.

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Sentences with mitigation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The first, obviously, is the mitigation of sunlight.

2. mitigation

noun. ['ˌmɪtɪˈgeɪʃən'] the action of lessening in severity or intensity.

Synonyms

  • decrease
  • moderation
  • abatement
  • diminution
  • reduction

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • appreciation
  • classification
  • inflation

3. mitigation

noun. ['ˌmɪtɪˈgeɪʃən'] a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances.

Synonyms

  • exculpation
  • extenuation
  • alibi
  • excuse

Antonyms

  • stretch
  • expand
  • appreciate
  • lengthen
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