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Meaning of CONCILIATORY

Pronunciation:  kun'sileeu`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  overcoming animosity or hostility; "spoke in a conciliating tone"; "a conciliatory visit"
  2. [adj]  making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"
 

CONCILIATORY is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: appeasing(a), compromising, conciliating, conciliative, flexible, placating, placative, placatory, propitiative, propitiatory, yielding
 
 Antonyms: antagonising, antagonistic, antagonizing, inflexible, uncompromising
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*cil"i*a*to*ry\ (?; 106), a.
Tending to conciliate; pacific; mollifying; propitiating.

      The only alternative, therefore, was to have recourse
      to the conciliatory policy.              --Prescott.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: appeasing, benevolent, civilian, dovish, forbearing, forgiving, generous, irenic, kind, longanimous, long-suffering, magnanimous, mollifying, nonaggressive, noncombatant, nonmilitant, nonviolent, pacific, pacificatory, pacifist, pacifistic, pacifying, patient, peaceable, peace-loving, placable, placative, placatory, propitiative, propitiatory, reconciliatory, soothing, sparing, tolerant, unbellicose, uncontentious, unhostile, unmilitant, unmilitary, unresentful, unrevengeful
 

 

 

 

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