adjective, mel·low·er, mel·low·est.
verb (used with or without object)
- to become detached from worry, strife, stress, etc.; relax: After final exams let's go down to the beach and mellow out.
- to make more relaxed, agreeable, workable, etc.; soften or smooth: Chopin really mellows me out when I'm feeling tense.
Origin of mellow
SYNONYMS FOR mellow
Examples from the Web for mellowness
Mrs. Sawney's tone grew in mellowness as her anger increased.Mrs. Bindle|Hebert Jenkins
All of which contributes to its healthfulness, mellowness and aroma.
Since then, she had forgotten those tones, and thought his voice hard; but now its warmth and mellowness brought back a memory.Vision House|C. N. Williamson
His delight in the situation has a mellowness far removed from the anxious, ambiguous glee of the urchin.The Gentle Reader|Samuel McChord Crothers
Not a morsel of it but was full of mellowness, and sweet flavour, and fragrance.Summer Cruising in the South Seas|Charles Warren Stoddard