The pre-air controversy is mitigated by the fact that Riley and Huey are played by the same actor.
For a while the financial costs to our family were mitigated.
That was mitigated many years later when I saw that his son had endorsed Barack Obama and his daughter Hillary Clinton in 2008.
He said yes, but his yes was so mitigated, that I convinced myself he was being polite.
Yes, he is Asian-American and his ethnicity should not be mitigated.
An audience can therefore tolerate him with mitigated disgust through the opening portions of the play.
How can these evils and trials be mitigated to the wife, or the husband?
And thus having thought the matter fully over, he returned home, still wrathful, but with mitigated wrath.
The wrongs of Africa have been mitigated and removed by its justice and generosity.
The penalties imposed on his wife and son were mitigated by the emperor himself.
early 15c., "relieve (pain)," from Latin mitigatus, past participle of mitigare "soften, make tender, ripen, mellow, tame," figuratively, "make mild or gentle, pacify, soothe," ultimately from mitis "gentle, soft" (from PIE *mei- "mild") + root of agere "do, make, act" (see act). First element is from PIE root *mei- "soft, mild." Related: Mitigated; mitigating; mitigates.
mitigate mit·i·gate (mĭt'ĭ-gāt')
v. mit·i·gat·ed, mit·i·gat·ing, mit·i·gates
To moderate in force or intensity.