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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.mildly - to a moderate degree; "he was mildly interested"
2.mildly - in a gentle mannermildly - in a gentle manner; "he talked gently to the injured animal"
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Translations
بِلَطافَه، باعْتِدال
mírně
blidtmildt
enyhén
blíîlega, mjúklega
birazhafifçekibarcatatlılıkla

mildly

[ˈmaɪldlɪ] ADV
1. (= gently) [say, reply] → suavemente, con suavidad
2. (= slightly) [amusing, surprised, interested, irritated] → ligeramente
3. (= weakly) [protest] → débilmente; [rebuke] → con suavidad, suavemente
he was only mildly criticized for his actionssólo recibió críticas moderadas por sus acciones
4. to put it mildly: to put it mildly, I was crossdecir que estaba enfadado es quedarse corto
he's a low-down thief, and that's putting it mildlyes un cochino ladrón por no decir algo peor
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

mildly

[ˈmaɪldli] adv
[say] → doucement
[surprised, alarmed] → légèrement; [amusing, surprising] → assez
I'm only mildly surprised → Je ne suis que légèrement surpris.
[spiced] → légèrement
to put it mildly → c'est le moins qu'on puisse dire
But not all the money, to put it mildly, has been used wisely → Tout l'argent n'a pas été bien dépensé, c'est le moins qu'on puisse dire.
To say we are disappointed is putting it mildly
BUT Dire que nous sommes déçus, le terme est faible.mild-mannered [ˌmaɪldˈmænərd] adjdoux(douce)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mildly

advleicht; say, asksanft; scold, rebuke, protest, curse, replymilde; to put it mildlygelinde gesagt; … and that’s putting it mildly… und das ist noch milde ausgedrückt; they seemed mildly interestedsie machten einen leicht interessierten Eindruck; to be mildly critical of somethingetw milde kritisieren
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mildly

[ˈmaɪldlɪ] adv (gently) → gentilmente, dolcemente, delicatamente; (slightly) → vagamente
to put it mildly (fam) → per usare un eufemismo, a dir poco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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ANYONE who has travelled around in Aberdeen recently can't fail to have noticed that green spaces are looking a little rough around the edges, to put it mildly.
Cringeworthy, to put it mildly, with a dreadful voiceover by Brian Blessed and a host in Dermot O'Leary who is frankly out of his depth.
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"I think the Labour Party has to make every seat an all women shortlist until we get equality" - Labour MP Jess Phillips "Vladimir Putin is, to put it mildly, a damned - and dangerous - nuisance" - Sir Bernard Ingham.
So now, relations between David and Max are strained to put it mildly, made worse after Max bad-mouths the Hoff in a newspaper interview.
Sure, he's taken a few wrong turns to put it mildly - but he shouldn't be turfed out."
Our tasting panel of beer geeks and foodies is not the target audience for Lime-a-Rita, to put it mildly. But after a couple of skeptical sips, our tasters gave it a somewhat reluctant thumbs up.
That didn't deter the Supreme Court from (to put it mildly) "hinting" the opposite; heck, it didn't even deter most parliamentarians who voted that way from talking out of the other side of their mouth now.
"We had a fundraising system in place here for many years that was fairly old and clunky to put it mildly," says Adam Kahan, vice president of University Advancement at Ryerson University in Toronto.
But Sabine Herold, to put it mildly, is not your typical Frog.