mildness (n.) O.E. mildnes "mildness, mercy," from MILD (Cf. mild) (adj.) + -NESS (Cf. -ness).

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  • mildness — noun see mild …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mildness — See mildly. * * * …   Universalium

  • mildness — noun The quality of being mild; gentleness …   Wiktionary

  • mildness — Synonyms and related words: abnegation, abstinence, acceptance, affability, amiability, bonhomie, calm, calmness, clemency, clementness, compassion, conservatism, constraint, continence, control, cool, cordiality, deadness, dispassion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mildness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. tolerance, tenderness, gentleness; see kindness 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • mildness — sb. Wright’s L. P. p. 73 …   Oldest English Words

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