Definition of appeasement
- … one tribe may go in for the appeasement of local ghosts …
- —W. D. Howells
- Although appeasement may work in individual cases, terrorist groups with global ambitions cannot be appeased by territorial concessions.
- —Walter Laqueur
- The Munich analogy—recalling the Allies' appeasement of Germany over its demands on Czechoslovakia in 1938—has been cited again and again, and this is understandable.
- —Fredric Smoler
- an experience from which he derived little appeasement
- … we are relieved to read of Shaw … alleviating the tedium of a vegetarian diet with secret gorges on boiled sweets and cake; his sensuality found appeasement in sugar.
- —Robertson Davies