Definition of mollify in English:

mollify

Line breaks: mol|lify
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒlɪfʌɪ
 
/

verb (mollifies, mollifying, mollified)

[with object]

Derivatives

mollification

Pronunciation: /-fɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
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  • It brings us back to the heightened state of narcissistic injury, which brooks no logic, reason or mollification.
  • Many feminists have argued that this particular crime has long been viewed as a ‘bounty’ of war and a means of ‘troop mollification.’
  • Despite Berlin's prompt denials and attempts at mollification, he has opened up a veritable Pandora's box that cannot be closed again.

mollifier

noun

Origin

late Middle English (also in the sense 'make soft or supple'): from French mollifier or Latin mollificare, from mollis 'soft'.

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