Definition of mildness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmaɪldnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪldnəs//
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  1. 1the quality of not being severe or strong The mildness of traditional Chinese medicines makes them ideal for such treatments.
  2. 2the quality in the weather of being not very cold, and therefore being pleasant the mildness of a sunny spring day
  3. 3the quality in feelings of being not great or extreme What he has to say, for all its mildness, is the saddest, most painful thing in the novel.
  4. 4the quality of being gentle and kind, and not usually getting angry or violent her mildness of manner
  5. 5the quality in a flavour of not being strong, spicy or bitter The mildness of its taste left me unsatisfied.