What does Mitigation mean?

Definitions for Mitigation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extenuation, mitigation, palliation(noun)

    to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious

  2. extenuation, mitigation(noun)

    a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances

  3. moderation, mitigation(noun)

    the action of lessening in severity or intensity

    "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"


  1. mitigation(Noun)

    relief; alleviation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mitigation(noun)

    the act of mitigating, or the state of being mitigated; abatement or diminution of anything painful, harsh, severe, afflictive, or calamitous; as, the mitigation of pain, grief, rigor, severity, punishment, or penalty


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mitigation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mitigation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dan Collins:

    I think his mitigation will be in part paying close attention to what his explanation is and what circumstances beyond his control ... caused him to do this.

  2. Tony Abbott:

    I've made various comments some time ago but as we've seen things develop over the last few months I think it's fair and reasonable for the government to make a modest, prudent and proportionate commitment to this climate mitigation fund.

  3. Laura Sonter:

    Climate change mitigation strategies must consider all sources of carbon emissions from an industry, not just focus on minimizing coal use, failing to do so in Brazil's steel industry caused significant deforestation of native forests for charcoal production and, as a result, actually increased industry emissions.

  4. Hulya Gulbahar:

    In a majority of Turkey's female abuse cases, the perpetrators receive mitigations in their sentences due to court's detection of consent granted by the victim, in some cases, wearing a miniskirt or some cleavage got the woman's rapist mitigation in his punishment, while in some cases the consent was attached to her wearing red.

  5. Buzz Aldrin:

    It's an integrated plan that knits together return[ing] to the moon on a commercial and international basis, leveraging asteroid rendezvous, and settling Mars on a carefully developed risk-mitigation architecture, it includes the use of a robotic cycler between Mars and Earth that will revolutionize the economics and safety aspects of human missions to Mars.

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