mild


mild
01. The weather has been really [mild] so far this year. Usually, it's much colder than this in February.
02. Audrey was only [mildly] interested in coming to the movie tonight, so I don't know if she'll actually show up.
03. The [mildness] of the weather is probably due to El Nino.
04. I only want [mild] salsa for my nachos; the hot stuff really burns my tongue.
05. The patient had a [mild] reaction to the medication - some drowsiness and a bit of a stomachache.
06. This soap is very [mild], and can be used on the face, and even on babies.
07. She is generally a very [mild] person, but if you start talking about politics, she can be very argumentative.
08. Cologne water, a [mildly] perfumed toilet water also known as eau de Cologne, has been made in Cologne, West Germany since 1709.
09. He got a [mild] infection in his eyes after swimming in the lake.
10. Would you like the spices in your meal [mild] or hot?
11. Symptoms of the illness may include [mild] pain and a slight fever.
12. We've had a very [mild] winter this year, with almost no snow.
13. New Zealand's ocean environment keeps the climate there [mild].

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  • mild — [ maıld ] adjective ** ▸ 1 not strong/severe ▸ 2 about the weather ▸ 3 about food ▸ 4 about drugs/cosmetics ▸ 5 not large/extreme ▸ 6 gentle ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a mild illness or injury is one that is not serious: They were both suffering from a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mild´ly — mild «myld», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. gentle or kind: »a mild old gentleman, a mild tone of voice. SYNONYM(S): tender, lenient, merciful. See syn. under gentle. (Cf. ↑gentle) 2. calm; warm; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mild — (m[imac]ld), a. [Compar. {Milder}; superl. {Mildest}.] [AS. milde; akin to OS. mildi, D. & G. mild, OHG. milti, Icel. mildr, Sw. & Dan. mild, Goth. milds; cf. Lith. melas dear, Gr. ? gladdening gifts.] Gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mild — Adj std. (8. Jh.), mhd. milde, milte, ahd. milti, milte, as. mildi Stammwort. Aus g. * meldi Adj. mild , auch in gt. mildeis, anord. mildr, ae. milde, afr. milde. Außergermanisch vergleicht sich zunächst gr. malthakós weich, zart, mild ,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Mild — may mean: Mild ale, often simply referred to as mild, from the Old English milde, meaning young or immature Håkan Mild (born 1971), Swedish former footballer and current director of sports of IFK Göteborg Hans Mild (1934 2007), Swedish football,… …   Wikipedia

  • mild — mild; mild·en; mild·ish; mild·ly; mild·ness; …   English syllables

  • mild — mild‹e›: Das gemeingerm. Adjektiv mhd. milde, ahd. milti, got. mildeis, engl. mild, schwed. mild gehört im Sinne von »zerrieben, zermahlen; fein, zart« zu der unter ↑ mahlen dargestellten Wortgruppe. Außergerm. sind z. B. verwandt griech.… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Mild — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Gerald Mild (* 1962), österreichischer Tennisspieler Håkan Mild (* 1971), schwedischer Fußballspieler Hans Mild (1934–2007), schwedischer Fußball und Eishockeyspieler und Eishockeytrainer Diese Seite ist …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mild — [mīld] adj. [ME milde < OE, akin to Ger mild < IE * meldh < base * mel , to crush, rub fine, tender > MELT, MILL1] 1. a) gentle or kind in disposition, action, or effect; not severe, harsh, bitter, etc. b) not extreme in any way;… …   English World dictionary

  • mild — mī(ə)ld adj 1) moderate in action or effect <a mild drug> 2) not severe <a mild case of the flu> …   Medical dictionary

  • mild — (adj.) O.E. milde gentle, merciful, from P.Gmc. *milthjaz (Cf. O.N. mildr, O.S. mildi, O.Fris. milde, M.Du. milde, Du. mild, O.H.G. milti, Ger. milde mild, Goth. mildiþa kindness ), from PIE *meldh , from …   Etymology dictionary