Definition of mild
- has a mild disposition
- a mild sedative
- mild cheese
- mild ale
- an analysis under mild conditions
- a mild climate
- mild symptoms of disease
He has a mild manner.
He was a mild-mannered man who rarely became angry.
They had a mild disagreement.
She has a mild case of the flu.
He suffered a mild concussion attack.
a mild reprimand, not a stern one
We've been having a very mild winter.
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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