Definition of appease in English:

appease

Line breaks: ap|pease
Pronunciation: /əˈpiːz
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

appeaser

noun
More example sentences
  • Once more therapists and appeasers rushed to the scene to end the debate before people could discuss the interesting problems it raised.
  • To appeasers, rough men are coarse government tools.
  • It has become commonplace for the appeasers to speak of ‘millions of deaths’ among the opponents' civilian population and to warn of widespread ecological and economic disaster.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French apaisier, from a- (from Latin ad 'to, at') + pais 'peace'.

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