Definition of Mitigation:

  1. The action of reducing the severity, seriousness, or painfulness of something.

  2. The elimination or reduction of the frequency, magnitude, or severity of exposure to risks, or minimization of the potential impact of a threat or warning.

Synonyms of Mitigation

Abatement, About-face, Abridgment, Accommodation, Adaptation, Adjustment, Allayment, Alleviation, Allowance, Alteration, Amelioration, Analgesia, Anesthesia, Anesthetizing, Apostasy, Appeasement, Assuagement, Attenuation, Attrition, Benevolence, Betterment, Blunting, Break, Calming, Change, Change of heart, Changeableness, Clemency, Color, Commiseration, Compassion, Condolence, Constructive change, Continuity, Contraction, Conversion, Dampening, Damping, Deadening, Debilitation, Decontamination, Decrease, Decrement, Decrescence, Deduction, Defection, Deflation, Degeneration, Degenerative change, Demulsion, Depreciation, Depression, Deterioration, Deviation, Devitalization, Difference, Dilution, Diminishment, Diminution, Discontinuity, Divergence, Diversification, Diversion, Diversity, Dulcification, Dulling, Dying, Dying off, Ease, Easement, Easing, Effemination, Enervation, Enfeeblement, Evisceration, Exhaustion, Extenuating circumstances, Extenuation, Extenuative, Fade-out, Falling-off, Fatigue, Favor, Feeling, Fitting, Flip-flop, Forbearance, Forgiveness, Gilding, Gloss, Grace, Gradual change, Humanity, Hushing, Improvement, Inanition, Kindness, Languishment, Leniency, Lessening, Letdown, Letup, Lightening, Loosening, Lowering, Lulling, Melioration, Mercy, Miniaturization, Modification, Modulation, Mollification, Numbing, Overthrow, Pacification, Palliation, Palliative, Pardon, Pathos, Pity, Qualification, Quarter, Quietening, Quieting, Radical change, Re-creation, Realignment, Redesign, Reduction, Reform, Reformation, Relaxation, Relief, Remaking, Remedy, Remission, Renewal, Reprieve, Reshaping, Restructuring, Reversal, Revival, Revivification, Revolution, Ruth, Sagging, Salving, Scaling down, Self-pity, Shift, Simplicity, Slackening, Softening, Soothing, Subduement, Subtraction, Sudden change, Switch, Sympathy, Tempering, Thinning, Total change, Tranquilization, Transition, Turn, Turnabout, Upheaval, Variation, Variety, Varnish, Violent change, Weakening, Whitewash, Whitewashing, Worsening, Alleviation, Reduction, Diminution, Lessening, Easing, Weakening, Lightening, Assuagement, Palliation, Cushioning, Dulling, Deadening

How to use Mitigation in a sentence?

  1. Following the earthquake, warnings of a tsunami prompted the authorities to work toward the mitigation of the inevitable destruction and human suffering.
  2. The criminal had heard the court employed some sort of mitigation process which might reduce his long list of charges or lower his exorbitant fine.
  3. The emphasis is on the identification and mitigation of pollution.
  4. The man put on his seatbelt in his car as a means of mitigation so that if he got in a car accident there would be less risk of injury.

Meaning of Mitigation & Mitigation Definition