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synonyms for mildly

  • delicately
  • indifferently
  • lightly
  • moderately
  • quietly
  • blandly
  • calmly
  • compassionately
  • genially
  • gingerly
  • imperturbably
  • kindly
  • meekly
  • mollifyingly
  • patiently
  • softly
  • soothingly
  • temperately
  • tenderly
  • tepidly
  • tolerantly
  • tranquilly

antonyms for mildly

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  • harshly
  • roughly
  • violently
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How to use mildly in a sentence

“Inflammable,” mildly suggested Mr. Pickwick, who thought something worse was coming.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Planner looked at the letter, read it—then turned his eyes mildly and reproachfully upon his accuser.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
"Oh, I don't think he meant to be ill-mannered," interposed Betty mildly, as she reached Nigger and he whinnied a welcome.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
"You are mistaken there," said Anna, very mildly, for the honest encomiums of the poor man had calmed her anger.
THE ADOPTED DAUGHTERELIZABETH SANDHAM
They scarcely breathed, and the summer night that was so mildly beautiful seemed to take on a sense of hovering danger.
THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET
The politician turned to meet Average Jones' steady gaze and mildly inquiring smile.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
I looked up mildly surprised, and found his head hanging back over his chair and his mouth opened wide.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
To say that I was shocked would be mildly to describe my terrible agitation.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
He was mildly interested in the news about Stay, for the man had been a disappointment.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
So he said to him, very mildly, “I fear you do not like my playing.”
THE TALE OF CHIRPY CRICKETARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MILDLY

  • blandly
  • lightly
  • mildly
  • smoothly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.