What is another word for mollify?

1025 synonyms found


[ mˈɒlɪfˌa͡ɪ], [ mˈɒlɪfˌa‍ɪ], [ m_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_f_ˌaɪ]

Mollify is a word that means to reduce anger or soothe someone's feelings. Its synonyms include pacify, appease, calm, placate, and soothe. Other related words could include alleviate, ease, soften, comfort and allay. These words all carry a similar meaning of making something less intense or severe, particularly in relation to emotions. Choosing the right synonym for mollify will depend on the context and the level of severity or intensity of the emotions being addressed. Utilizing synonyms for mollify in everyday language can help to expand one's vocabulary and convey a more nuanced understanding of emotions.

Related words: mollify synonyms, mollify an argument, mollify a customer, mollify an angry person, mollify a difficult person, to mollify, to appease

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    What are the hypernyms for Mollify?

    A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

    What are the hyponyms for Mollify?

    Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

    What are the opposite words for mollify?

    Mollify is a verb that means to soothe or appease someone's anger or agitation. Some antonyms for mollify include provoke, aggravate, irritate, and agitate. These words indicate that the opposite of mollify is to incite or intensify someone's frustration, anger, or anxiety. Other antonyms for mollify include antagonize, infuriate, enrage, and enflame, which suggest that the opposite of mollify is to create hostility and animosity. Therefore, using these antonyms of mollify can help us understand the different degrees of emotional impact and intensity, which can be useful when conveying nuanced emotions and perspectives in writing or speech.

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    Usage examples for Mollify

    This concession, I observed, would immediately mollify the old man; and, after walking over a field or two in silence, with his hands behind his back, chewing the cud of reflection, he would suddenly turn to the Squire, and observe, that "he had been turning the matter over in his mind, and, upon the whole, he believed he would take his honour's advice."
    "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
    Washington Irving
    She was doing all she could to help him out, and the fact helped to further mollify him.
    "The Son of his Father"
    Ridgwell Cullum
    He discovered, however, that whatever errand they had been sent on, they had failed in accomplishing it, and his own capture began to be considered by him as a peace offering with which they intended to mollify Wacora's wrath at their want of success in the mission with which they had been charged.
    "The White Squaw"
    Mayne Reid

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