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con·cil·i·ate

 (kən-sĭl′ē-āt′)
v. con·cil·i·at·ed, con·cil·i·at·ing, con·cil·i·ates
v.tr.
1. To overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease. See Synonyms at pacify.
2. To regain or try to regain (friendship or goodwill) by pleasant behavior.
3. To make or attempt to make compatible; reconcile: tried to conciliate the conflicting theories.
v.intr.
To gain or try to gain someone's friendship or goodwill.

[Latin conciliāre, conciliāt-, from concilium, meeting; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

con·cil′i·a·ble (-ə-bəl) adj.
con·cil′i·a′tion n.
con·cil′i·a′tor n.
con·cil′i·a·to′ry (-ə-tôr′ē) adj.

conciliatory

(kənˈsɪljətərɪ; -trɪ) or

conciliative

adj
intended to placate or reconcile
conˈciliatorily adv
conˈciliatoriness n

con•cil•i•a•to•ry

(kənˈsɪl i əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

also con•cil•i•a•tive

(-iˌeɪ tɪv, -ə tɪv, -ˈsɪl yə-)

adj.
tending to conciliate: a conciliatory manner.
[1570–80]
con•cil′i•a•to`ri•ly, adv.
con•cil′i•a•to`ri•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.conciliatory - making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"
2.conciliatory - intended to placate; "spoke in a conciliating tone"; "a conciliatory visit"
antagonistic - arousing animosity or hostility; "his antagonistic brusqueness"; "Europe was antagonistic to the Unites States"

conciliatory

adjective pacifying, pacific, disarming, appeasing, mollifying, peaceable, placatory, propitiatory, soothing The next time he spoke he used a more conciliatory tone.
Translations
مُسالِم، مَيّال إلى المُصالَحَه
smířlivý
formildendeforsonende
friîandi, sættandi
zmierlivý
gönül alıcıuzlaştırıcı

conciliatory

[kənˈsɪlɪətərɪ] ADJconciliador

conciliatory

[kənˈsɪliətəri] adj [gesture, approach, statement, policy] → de conciliation; [tone, attitude] → conciliant(e)

conciliatory

adj (= intended to reconcile)versöhnlich; (= placatory)beschwichtigend, besänftigend

conciliatory

[kənˈsɪlɪətrɪ] adjconciliante, conciliatorio/a, conciliativo/a

conciliate

(kənˈsilieit) verb
to win over or regain the support, friendship etc of.
conˌciliˈation noun
conˈciliatory adjective
References in periodicals archive ?
The point is to understand how it functions and try to understand how it can be integrated," he opines, very conciliatorily.
We are too much accustomed to conciliatorily obey, keep silence, not to object, suffer.
She pats his balding head conciliatorily, and he brightens.