Definition of Appeasing

1. Adjective. Intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions. "An astonishingly placatory speech"

Exact synonyms: Placating, Placative, Placatory
Similar to: Conciliative, Conciliatory
Derivative terms: Placate, Placate



Definition of Appeasing

1. Verb. (present participle of appease) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Appeasing

1. appease [v] - See also: appease

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appeasing

appeareth
appearing
appearingly
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appeasable
appeasableness
appeasatory
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appeased
appeaser
appeasers
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appeaseth
appeasing (current term)
appeasing(a)
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appel
appellable
appellancy
appellant
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appellate court
appellate courts
appellate jurisdiction
appellation
appellations

Literary usage of Appeasing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Scientific Monthly by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"... some of the gods remained cannibals, and the surest way of appeasing any god was to be laid upon the stones of a cold oven. In Tahiti and Samoa, ..."

2. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"... A Sacred Secret — Deciding on the Ingredients — appeasing the Wrath of the Bad God — Sacred Ponies — Driving a Sharp Bargain with the Devil —Sticking to ..."

3. Observations on the Mussulmauns of India: Descriptive of Their Manners by Hasan 'Ali, B. Mir Hasan 'Ali, Mrs B Mı̄r Ḣasan ʻAlı̄, B. Mīr Ḣasan ʻAlī (1832)
"Is instrumental in appeasing their malignity. —Endeavours to remove their prejudice.— Proneness of Asiatics to superstition. ..."

4. The Old and New Testament connected in the history of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1836)
"... made his return into Italy then absolutely necessary for the appeasing of them. This made Sylla as desirous of ending the war as Mithridates himself, ..."

5. An Historical and Descriptive Account of British America: Comprehending by Hugh Murray (1839)
"... Constitution—Enmity of Races—Best Modes of appeasing it—Executive Government—Its Collision with the Assembly—Origin of the late Disturbances—Remedies ..."

6. An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell Through the Twelve Dominions by Fynes Moryson (1908)
"... of the Cities of Mounster for establishing the publike exercise of the Roman Religion, with the appeasing thereof in the beginning of the yeere 1603. ..."

7. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1878)
"... any other theory than that of appeasing a spirit which was the object of fear. * Wrap him in his golden breast-plate, and put on him his golden diadem, ..."

8. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1815)
"... expedients of appeasing or of pleasing God as neither reason nor revelation suggest. Spiritual Wisdom consists in the ..."

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