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Adjective: mitigated  'mi-ti,gey-tid
  1. Made less severe or intense
    "he gladly accepted the mitigated penalty"
Verb: mitigate  'mi-ti,geyt
  1. (law) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
    "The circumstances mitigate the crime";
    - extenuate, palliate
     
  2. Make less severe or harsh
    "mitigating circumstances"

See also: alleviated, eased, lessened, quenched, relieved, satisfied, slaked

Type of: apologise [Brit], apologize, decrease, excuse, justify, lessen, minify, rationalise [Brit], rationalize

Antonym: unmitigated

Encyclopedia: Mitigated

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