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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mild a. [Compar. Milder superl. Mildest.]  Gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate in degree or quality; -- the opposite of harsh, severe, irritating, violent, disagreeable, etc.; -- applied to persons and things; as, a mild disposition; a mild eye; a mild air; a mild medicine; a mild insanity.
 The rosy morn resigns her light
 And milder glory to the noon.   --Waller.
    Adore him as a mild and merciful Being.   --Rogers.
 Mild steel, or Low steel, steel that has but little carbon in it and is not readily hardened.
 Syn: -- Soft; gentle; bland; calm; tranquil; soothing; pleasant; placid; meek; kind; tender; indulgent; clement; mollifying; lenitive; assuasive. See Gentle.