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    mitigation

    mitigation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mitigation

    Definition
    (noun) to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious
    Synonyms : extenuation , palliation
    Definition
    (noun) a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances
    Synonyms : extenuation
    Definition
    (noun) the action of lessening in severity or intensity
    Synonyms : moderation
    Example Sentence
    • the object being control or moderation of economic depressions
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