Examples from the Web for mitigation
But this attention has focused overwhelmingly on the adaptation side of the challenge, while ignoring the mitigation imperative.Welcome to the Politics of Climate Change: Adapt and Avert|Mark Hertsgaard|February 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He can plead in mitigation that he had no choice—and if that is so, look for another Republican defeat in 2016.
Mark shut the mitigation phase down,” Carr told The Daily Beast, “because it was a freak show.
As the mitigation proceeding began, Goudeau seemed noticeably uncomfortable.
The treaty which I now submit to you proposes no alteration, mitigation, or modification of the rules of the law of nations.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Tyler|Compiled by James D. Richardson
The defendant's counsel, abandoning all idea of justification, pleaded only for a mitigation of damages.The Land of the Miamis|Elmore Barce
On the way he again began wondering how Katusha would receive the news of the mitigation of her sentence.Resurrection|Leo Tolstoy
Again, it cannot be answered that the principle of correlation may be drawn upon in mitigation of the difficulty.Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)|George John Romanes
She had no expectation of finding in it any mitigation of her lost lovers conduct; any plea for pardon or even for pity.The Talk of the Town, Volume 2 (of 2)|James Payn
Word Origin and History for mitigation
mid-14c., from Latin mitigationem (nominative mitigatio), noun of action from past participle stem of mitigare (see mitigate).