adjective, mild·er, mild·est.
Origin of mild
SYNONYMS FOR mild
Examples from the Web for mildly
In that sense, the last Report was mildly unsatisfying as a conclusion, in that it left so much unresolved.The End of Truthiness: Stephen Colbert’s Sublime Finale|Noel Murray|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What makes Noah mildly ambivalent, yet cautiously optimistic?The Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah Sounds Off on Weed, the Weather, and Winning|Bill Schulz|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What was once sexy and mildly transgressive—the perfect antidote to Twilight—devolved into a repetitive, unimaginative mess.'True Blood' Ends With a Whimper: The Sexy HBO Vampire Series Is (Finally) Over|Marlow Stern|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As mildly irritating as David Tseng may be, he is not someone who troubles me enough to even bother with.
He claimed, “LaBeouf seems to carry with him, to put it mildly, a jailhouse mentality wherever he goes.”
Send to Harold mildly, and gently remind him of oath and of relics—of treaty and pledge.Harold, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Ann Veronica looked at the mildly pensive gray eyes and the comfortable, rather refined face with a penetrating curiosity.Ann Veronica|H. G. Wells
"It was the way my father and I looked at it," he said, mildly.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
To say that I was bewildered by this last evidence of the insight of the woman beside me would be to put it mildly.The Crossing|Winston Churchill
"My mother has often told me how good you and Mrs. Bence was to us when I was little," answered Johnnie mildly.The Power and the Glory|Grace MacGowan Cooke
British Dictionary definitions for mildly
Derived Formsmildly, adverbmildness, noun
Word Origin for mild
Idioms and Phrases with mildly
see put it mildly.