Definitions for mildmaɪld
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
amiably gentle or temperate in feeling, behavior, manner, etc.
not cold, severe, or extreme; temperate:
a mild winter.
not sharp, pungent, or strong:
a mild cheese.
moderate in intensity, degree, or character; not acute:
gentle or moderate in force or effect:
a mild drug.
Obs. kind or gracious.
Origin of mild:
bef. 900; ME, OE milde; c. OHG milti ; akin to Gk malthakós soft
moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
"a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism"
meek, mild, modest(adj)
humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
"meek and self-effacing"
balmy, mild, soft(adj)
mild and pleasant
"balmy days and nights"; "the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth"; "a soft breeze"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
(of weather or temperatures) pleasant and not extreme
the mild winter; Temperatures were mild - mostly in the 60s.
(of a flavor) not strong or intense
a mild spice
not too severe or unkind
a mild punishment/criticism; The attacks on his character were relatively mild.
(of feelings) not intense or strong
A relatively low-gravity beer, often with a dark colour; mild ale
Gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate in degree or quality; -- the opposite of harsh, severe, irritating, violent, disagreeable, etc.; -- applied to persons and things; as, a mild disposition; a mild eye; a mild air; a mild medicine; a mild insanity.
Origin: From milde, from mildijaz; cognate with Old Saxon mildi, milde, Dutch mild, Old High German milti (< German ), Old Norse mildr (< Icelandic , Swedish , Danish ), and Gothic milds; compare Lithuanian melas ‘dear’.
gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate in degree or quality; -- the opposite of harsh, severe, irritating, violent, disagreeable, etc.; -- applied to persons and things; as, a mild disposition; a mild eye; a mild air; a mild medicine; a mild insanity
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'mild' in Adjectives Frequency: #677
Translations for mild
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(of a person or his personality) gentle in temper or behaviour
such a mild man.
- لَطيف، دَمِث، لَيِّنArabic
- plácidoPortuguese (BR)
- mild; blidDanish
- ήπιος, πράοςGreek
- apacible, afable, dulceSpanish
- mildur; blíðlyndurIcelandic
- švelnaus būdo, švelnusLithuanian
- maigs; lēnprātīgsLatvian
- mild, blidNorwegian
- мягкий, кроткийRussian
- mierny, pokojnýSlovak
- mild, blidSwedish
- 溫吞有禮的Chinese (Trad.)
- м'який, лагіднийUkrainian
- نرم مزاجUrdu
- hoà nhẽVietnamese
- 温和的Chinese (Simp.)
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