- 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.
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It seems to need the slanting rays of the evening sun to give it the right mellowness and tenderness, or the right perspective.A Year in the Fields|John Burroughs
Of course, you want to be nice and mellow with the trade, but always remember that mellowness carried too far becomes rottenness.Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son|George Horace Lorimer
The day was as mild as autumn, the winter sun like honey in its mellowness; a soft haze blurred the outline of the upper bridge.The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete|Winston Churchill
At the first words of the young lawyer, uttered in a voice of winning mellowness, the public forgot the facts in the case.David Dunne|Belle Kanaris Maniates
His presence is indicated rather by a mellowness overspreading and enriching the picture, than by any brightness or glare.