Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mitigate

2 senses of mitigate

Sense 1
extenuate, palliate, mitigate -- (lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime")
       => apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise -- (defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning; "rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior"; "he rationalized his lack of success")

Sense 2
mitigate -- (make less severe or harsh; "mitigating circumstances")
       => decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

Antonyms of adj mitigated

1 sense of mitigated

Sense 1
mitigated (vs. unmitigated) -- (made less severe or intense; "he gladly accepted the mitigated penalty")

unmitigated (vs. mitigated) -- (not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie")
        => arrant (prenominal), complete (prenominal), consummate (prenominal), double-dyed (prenominal), everlasting (prenominal), gross (prenominal), perfect (prenominal), pure (prenominal), sodding (prenominal), stark (prenominal), staring (prenominal), thoroughgoing (prenominal), utter (prenominal), unadulterated -- (without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth")
        => bally (prenominal), blinking (prenominal), bloody (prenominal), blooming (prenominal), crashing (prenominal), flaming (prenominal), fucking (prenominal) -- (informal intensifiers; "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot")
        => bodacious -- (incorrigible; "a bodacious gossip")
        => undiminished, unrelieved -- (not lessened or diminished; "unrelieved suffering")

Similarity of adj mitigated

1 sense of mitigated

Sense 1
mitigated (vs. unmitigated) -- (made less severe or intense; "he gladly accepted the mitigated penalty")
       => alleviated, eased, relieved -- ((of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear)
       => lessened -- (decreased in severity; made less harsh)
       => quenched, satisfied, slaked -- (allayed; "his thirst quenched he was able to continue")

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