verb (used with object), mit·i·gat·ed, mit·i·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), mit·i·gat·ed, mit·i·gat·ing.
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Origin of mitigate
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mitigatemilitate, mitigate (see confusables note at the current entry)
Example sentences from the Web for mitigate
According to the SAGE minutes, the panel said measures would be “urgently needed” to mitigate the effects of its proposed interventions on the poorest members of society.
The good news is that 50,000 Floridians registered to vote during the extended hours, mitigating some of the damage.A crashed voter registration website is Floridians’ latest obstacle to the right to vote|Sara Morrison|October 9, 2020|Vox
Facebook, which through its collection of apps reaches the vast majority of the US population, has again launched a new slew of initiatives to mitigate the harm misinformation on its platforms can cause.Facebook to pause all political advertising—after the election|Kate Cox|October 8, 2020|Ars Technica
We’re looking to contact-tracing processes to mitigate further spread of the disease.Vice presidential debate: Highlights and fact-checks|Colby Itkowitz, Anne Gearan, Matt Viser, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|October 8, 2020|Washington Post
You suggest a lot of ideas to mitigate global warming—adding dust to the atmosphere, slowing the glaciers’ flow, and “carbon coins,” which reward carbon sequestration, and would be traded on currency markets.Kim Stanley Robinson Holds Out Hope - Issue 90: Something Green|Liz Greene|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
He presented a curious mixture of easy forgiveness and unmitigable malice.Idolatry|Julian Hawthorne
Unmitigable, un-mit′i-ga-bl, adj. that cannot be mitigated or alleviated.
Against Mrs. Poyntz, above all others, I bore a remembrance of unrelaxed, unmitigable indignation.A Strange Story, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Here is Donatello haunted with strange remorse, and an unmitigable resolve to obtain what he deems justice upon himself.The Marble Faun, Volume II.|Nathaniel Hawthorne
No better process was found, and the disgust of the public with their goods was soon general and unmitigable.Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made|James D. McCabe, Jr.