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Princeton's WordNet

  1. placation, conciliation, propitiationnoun

    the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity


  1. placationnoun

    A process or act of placating; appeasement or an expression of appeasement.

  2. Etymology: From Latin placatio


  1. placation

    Placation refers to the act of soothing, appeasing or satisfying someone in order to ease their anger, upset or dissatisfaction, or to prevent further conflict or disagreement. It can also refer to an action or statement meant to appease or pacify.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Placationnoun

    the act of placating

  2. Etymology: [L. placatio.]

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  1. pactolian

  2. pactional

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of placation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of placation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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