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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mit·i·ga·tion /ˌmɪtəˈgeʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mit·i·ga·tion n.  The act of mitigating, or the state of being mitigated; abatement or diminution of anything painful, harsh, severe, afflictive, or calamitous; as, the mitigation of pain, grief, rigor, severity, punishment, or penalty.
 Syn: -- Alleviation; abatement; relief.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less
           serious [syn: extenuation, palliation]
      2: a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to
         represent an offense as less serious than it appears by
         showing mitigating circumstances [syn: extenuation]