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Definition of "mitigatory" []

  • Reducing, lessening the effects of something, generally something painful or uncomfortable (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mitigatory" in a sentence
  • "In reviewing the Council's imposition of a mitigatory action, the court shall rescind or dismiss only those mitigatory actions it finds to be imposed in an arbitrary and capricious manner."
  • "Judicial review under this section shall be limited to the imposition of a mitigatory action."
  • "The consternation of many is driven by the fact that in the absence of the mitigatory and ballasting influence of the U.S. presence, the central government in Baghdad may be powerless to stop men like Shaffir from turning their martial detachments into personal militias."