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Definition of "mildness" []

  • The quality of being mild; gentleness (noun)

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Use "mildness" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Finch is the most sedate young man I have ever seen; -- but his sedateness is temper'd with a _sweetness_ inexpressible; -- a certain mildness in the features; -- _a mildness_ which, in the countenance of that great commander I saw at Brandon Lodge, appears like _mercy_ sent out from the heart to discover the dwelling of _true courage_."
  • "_Gloomy_, Sir! casting at him a look of disdain; do you call mildness, complacency, and evenness of temper, _gloomy?"
  • "Christianity is now mild and rationalistic, ignoring the fact that all its so-called mildness and rationalism is due to the teaching of men who in their own day were persecuted by all orthodox Christians."