verb (used with object), con·cil·i·at·ed, con·cil·i·at·ing.
verb (used without object), con·cil·i·at·ed, con·cil·i·at·ing.
Origin of conciliate
Examples from the Web for conciliation
As I write, Morsi has only hours to meet the military deadline, but he shows no signs of conciliation.
But conciliation is constitutionally anathema to such fanatics.Morsi-less: Are Egyptians Done with the Muslim Brothers?|Hussein Ibish|July 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
An inaugural moment in history steeped in a new language of Hope and Change and Conciliation.
Both nations are balancing threats with offers of conciliation.Iran's Offer to Talk About Its Nuclear Program Eases Tension For Now|Michael Adler|February 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Any sign of an impulse toward moderation or conciliation will only hurt Pawlenty with this crowd.
Do it by kindness if you can; by conciliation if you can, but the Government is bound to try every way until it succeeds.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
While the hope of compromise lingered, he had gone to the extreme of magnanimity, but the time for conciliation was past.Stephen Arnold Douglas|William Garrott Brown
In the spring of the year 1605 the whole state of England still showed a tendency to clemency and conciliation.
This commission also acted as a board of mediation and conciliation in disputes between employers and workingmen.Syndicalism in France|Louis Levine
Meagher was not quite twenty-three years of age when his voice was first heard in Conciliation Hall.Speeches from the Dock, Part I|Various
Word Origin for conciliate
1540s, from Middle French conciliation, from Latin conciliationem (nominative conciliatio) "a connection, union, bond," figuratively "a making friendly, gaining over," noun of action from past participle stem of conciliare (see conciliate).
1540s, from Latin conciliatus, past participle of conciliare "to bring together, unite in feelings, make friendly," from concilium "council" (see council). Related: Conciliated; conciliating.