Definition of Conciliation

1. Noun. The state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled. "There was a brief period of conciliation but the fighting soon resumed"

Generic synonyms: Peace
Derivative terms: Conciliate, Conciliate



2. Noun. Any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration.
Generic synonyms: Mediation
Derivative terms: Conciliate

3. Noun. The act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity.
Exact synonyms: Placation, Propitiation
Generic synonyms: Appeasement, Calming
Derivative terms: Conciliate, Placate, Propitiate

Definition of Conciliation

1. n. The act or process of conciliating; the state of being conciliated.

Definition of Conciliation

1. Noun. The action of bringing peace and harmony; the action of ending strife. ¹

2. Noun. (legal) A form of alternative dispute resolution, similar but less formal than mediation, in which the parties bring their dispute to a neutral third party, who helps lower tensions, improve communications and explore possible solutions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conciliation

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Conciliation

concierge
concierges
concieve
conciliable
conciliant
conciliar
conciliarism
conciliarist
conciliarists
conciliarly
conciliary
conciliate
conciliated
conciliates
conciliating
conciliation (current term)
conciliations
conciliative
conciliator
conciliatorily
conciliatoriness
conciliators
conciliatory
concinnities
concinnity
concinnous
concionatory
concious
concipient
concipients

Literary usage of Conciliation

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

1. Justice and the Poor: A Study of the Present Denial of Justice to the Poor by Reginald Heber Smith (1919)
"pulsory powers; yet in the persuasive and kindly attitude of a lover Judicial conciliation in the United States begins its history with the establishment of ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"In spite of all these difficulties the practice of arranging differences by conciliation and arbitration is undoubtedly spreading, and it is to be ..."

3. Democracy and Liberty by William Edward Hartpole, Lecky (1896)
"conciliation AND ARBITRATION BOARDS strong incentives to industry and ambition. ... conciliation boards and arbitration boards, on which both parties in the ..."

4. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by Marion Mills Miller, United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"Moves in the House to Appoint a Committee of Thirty-three (One Representative from Each State) to Prepare a Plan of conciliation with States Contemplating ..."

5. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1901)
"INDUSTRIAL conciliation AND ARBITRATION. The power to enact legislation in relation to the settlement of labor difficulties lies entirely within the domain ..."

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