Definition of Mollifying. Meaning of Mollifying. Synonyms of Mollifying

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Definition of Mollifying

Mollifying
Mollify Mol"li*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mollified; p. pr. & vb. n. Mollifying.] [F. mollifier, L. mollificare; mollis soft + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Enmollient, Moil, v. t., and -fy.] 1. To soften; to make tender; to reduce the hardness, harshness, or asperity of; to qualify; as, to mollify the ground. With sweet science mollified their stubborn hearts. --Spenser. 2. To assuage, as pain or irritation, to appease, as excited feeling or passion; to pacify; to calm.

Meaning of Mollifying from wikipedia

- In mathematics, mollifiers (also known as approximations to the identity) are smooth functions with special properties, used for example in distribution...
- if you yourself proposed the name Albert to her". Queen Victoria was mollified by the proposal to name the new baby Albert, and wrote to the Duchess...
- him to "listen to them and then drag out the negotiations at length and mollify them by the urbanity of the proceedings." This toughened the tone that...
- teachers' unions, neither the Higher Education Act nor the new endowments mollified the college professors and students growing increasingly uneasy with the...
- the nature of their relationship several times, but Wilde was able to mollify him. In June 1894, he called on Wilde at 16 Tite Street, without an appointment...
- signature all over Rose’s bank do****ents, despite her best efforts to mollify him. Finally Luisa goes to Bobby, announcing that she’s in, and asks what...
- Ann upsets Dylan with her knowledge that Tom and Sarah are targets, but mollifies him with news that she got his request for a book deal approved — and...
- Kaas expressed no preference or suggestion on the vote, but as a way of mollifying opposition by Centre members to the granting of further powers to Hitler...
- across China, notably including Shanghai and Guangzhou. Zhao attempted to mollify the protesters by engaging in dialogue with student groups. He attempted...
- The United Kingdom, France and Austria united in proposing amendments to mollify the Sultan, but the court of St. Petersburg ignored their suggestions....
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