The action or process of appeasing: a policy of appeasement
More example sentences
- This is not a time for political accommodation or popular appeasement.
- I think that pacifism and appeasement are the politics of the naive and foolish.
- They're willing to play chicken, because they've been winning for more than a century, and our appeasements have only whetted their appetites for more concessions.
conciliation, placation, pacification, propitiation, palliation, allaying, reconciliation; acquiescence, acceding, concession, accommodation, peace offering, peacemaking, peace-mongering, dovishness; calming, mollification, soothing
informal sweeteningsatisfaction, fulfilment, gratification, indulgence, provision; assuagement, relief, deadening, tempering, quenching, slaking, satiation