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mild

 (mīld)
adj. mild·er, mild·est
1. Gentle or kind in disposition, manners, or behavior.
2.
a. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force: a mild pipe tobacco; a mild sedative.
b. Not extreme: a mild winter storm.
c. Warm and full of sunshine; pleasant: a mild spring day; mild weather in June.
3. Not severe or acute: a mild fever.
4. Easily molded, shaped, or worked; malleable: mild steel.
intr.v. mild·ed, mild·ing, milds
Texas & Virginia To diminish or decrease. Used of the wind or a storm. See Note at fair1.

[Middle English, from Old English milde; see mel- in Indo-European roots.]

mild′ly adv.
mild′ness n.

mild

(maɪld)
adj
1. (of a taste, sensation, etc) not powerful or strong; bland: a mild curry.
2. gentle or temperate in character, climate, behaviour, etc
3. not extreme; moderate: a mild rebuke.
4. feeble; unassertive
n
(Brewing) Brit draught beer, of darker colour than bitter and flavoured with fewer hops
[Old English milde; compare Old Saxon mildi, Old Norse mildr]
ˈmildly adv
ˈmildness n

mild

(maɪld)

adj. -er, -est.
1. amiably gentle or temperate in feeling, behavior, manner, etc.
2. not cold, severe, or extreme; temperate: a mild winter.
3. not sharp, pungent, or strong: a mild cheese.
4. moderate in intensity, degree, or character; not acute: mild regret.
5. gentle or moderate in force or effect: a mild drug.
6. pliant; malleable: mild metals.
7. Obs. kind or gracious.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English milde; c. Old High German milti; akin to Greek malthakós soft]
mild′ly, adv.
mild′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mild - 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"
moderate - being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart"
temperate - not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
2.mild - humble in spirit or mannermild - humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"
humble - marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski
3.mild - mild and pleasantmild - mild and pleasant; "balmy days and nights"; "the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth"; "a soft breeze"
clement - (of weather or climate) physically mild; "clement weather"

mild

adjective
1. faint, slight, vague, minimal, feeble He turned to her with a look of mild confusion.
2. gentle, kind, easy, soft, pacific, calm, moderate, forgiving, tender, pleasant, mellow, compassionate, indulgent, serene, easy-going, amiable, meek, placid, docile, merciful, peaceable, forbearing, equable, easy-oasy (slang) He is a mild man, reasonable almost to the point of blandness.
gentle strong, powerful, violent, severe, harsh, unpleasant, unkind
3. temperate, warm, calm, moderate, clement, tranquil, balmy The area is famous for its mild winters.
temperate cold, wild, violent, bitter, rough, fierce, harsh, stormy
4. bland, thin, smooth, tasteless, insipid, flavourless The cheese has a soft, mild flavour.
5. soothing, mollifying, emollient, demulcent, lenitive Wash your face thoroughly with a mild soap.
6. light, humane, compassionate, clement, lenient, merciful A mild punishment might be 50 pressups on the spot.

mild

adjective
1. Of a kindly, considerate character:
2. Easily managed or handled:
3. Free from extremes in temperature:
4. Free from severity or violence, as in movement:
Translations
خَفيفخَفِيفٌغَيْر حادلَطيف، دَمِث، لَيِّنمُعْتَدِل
mírnývlahýjemnýlehký
mildblidlet
mieto
blag
mildurmildur, vægurmildur; blíîlyndur
マイルドな
순한
neaštrusnešaltasšvelnaus būdošvelnaus skonio
lēnprātīgsliegsmaigsne assrēns
blagmil
blid
ซึ่งมีรสชาติอ่อน
nhẹ

mild

[maɪld]
A. ADJ (milder (compar) (mildest (superl)))
1. (= not severe) [winter] → moderado, poco frío; [weather, climate, evening] → templado
it's very mild for the time of yearno hace mucho frío para esta época del año
2. (= not strong) [cheese, cigar, detergent, shampoo, sedative] → suave; [curry] → suave, no muy picante; [protest] → moderado; [criticism] → suave, moderado
he issued a mild rebuke to his Republican opponentsreprendió a sus oponentes republicanos con cierta suavidad
3. (= not serious) [fever] → ligero; [infection] → pequeño; [symptoms] → leve
he had a mild stroke last yeartuvo un derrame cerebral de poca seriedad el año pasado
I had a mild case of food poisoningtuve una ligera intoxicación
4. (= slight) [pain] → leve, ligero
they listened with mild interestescuchaban con cierto interés
he turned to Mona with a look of mild confusion/surprisese volvió hacia Mona y la miró ligeramente confundido/sorprendido
5. (= pleasant) [person, voice] → afable, dulce; [words] → dulce; [disposition] → tranquilo, apacible; [manner] → afable
B. CPD mild steel N acero con bajo contenido carbónico
C. N (Brit) (= beer) cerveza suave y de color oscuro

mild

[ˈmaɪld]
adj
[weather, winter, day] → doux(douce)
The winters are quite mild → Les hivers sont assez doux.
The weather was mild for December → Le temps était doux pour un mois de décembre.
[person, nature, character] → doux(douce)
(= slight) [reproach, protest, confusion] → léger/ère
[illness] → bénin/igne
[soap, shampoo] → doux(douce)
[curry, cheese, flavour] → doux(douce)
nbière f légère

mild

adj (+er)
(= gentle) climate, weather, soap, punishment, spring daymild; breeze, criticism, rebukeleicht, sanft; medicineleicht; person, character, eyessanft
(in flavour) taste, cigar, cheese, whiskymild; cigarettesmild, leicht; this cheese has a very mild tasteder Käse ist sehr mild (im Geschmack); mild aleleichtes dunkles Bier
(= slight) illnessleicht; a mild form/case of meningitiseine leichte Gehirnhautentzündung
n (Brit: = beer) → leichtes dunkles Bier

mild

[maɪld]
1. adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (climate, punishment, weather) → mite; (character, person, cheese, voice) → dolce; (flavour, taste) → delicato/a, non piccante; (curry) → non piccante; (illness, sedative, beer, cigar) → leggero/a; (effect) → blando/a
it's mild today → non fa freddo oggi
2. n (Brit) → birra leggera

mild

(maild) adjective
1. (of a person or his personality) gentle in temper or behaviour. such a mild man.
2. (of punishment etc) not severe. a mild sentence.
3. (of weather especially if not in summer) not cold; rather warm. a mild spring day.
4. (of spices, spiced foods etc) not hot. a mild curry.
ˈmildly adverb
ˈmildness noun

mild

خَفِيفٌ mírný mild mild ήπιος suave mieto doux blag lieve マイルドな 순한 mild mild łagodny suave умеренный blid ซึ่งมีรสชาติอ่อน ılımlı nhẹ 温和的

mild

a. [pain] leve, tolerable; moderado-a, indulgente.

mild

adj (soap, etc.) suave; (illness) leve
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