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See definition of placation on Dictionary.com
  • as inappeasement
  • as inconciliation

synonyms for placation

  • conciliation
  • easing
  • moderation
  • abatement
  • accommodation
  • adjustment
  • alleviation
  • amends
  • assuagement
  • compromise
  • concession
  • grant
  • lessening
  • mitigation
  • mollification
  • propitiation
  • quelling
  • reconciliation
  • reparation
  • restoration
  • settlement
  • softening
  • solace
  • acceding
  • lulling
  • peace offering
  • quieting
  • soothing
  • tranquilization

antonyms for placation

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  • difference
  • disagreement
  • aggravation
  • annoyance
  • irritation
  • provocation
  • resistance
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    How to use placation in a sentence

    There was such a twang of temper in his voice that Crofts heard at once, and made a quick effort at placation.
    WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
    As a physiologist he believed in the artificial placation of malignant agencies chiefly operative during somnolence.
    ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
    I recognized at last how far Lucretia in her lonely agony was beyond any trite placation of mine.
    THE PRELIMINARIESCORNELIA A. P. COMER
    For the placation of Bildad Rose there was news of a stable, not ruined beyond service, with hay in a loft, near the house.
    HEART OF THE WESTO. HENRY
    In Smith's theory there is confusion between the two ideas of communion and expiation or placation.
    INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONSCRAWFORD HOWELL TOY
    There is not a word of proof of the view that the placation of the deity was due to his assimilation of kindred flesh and blood.
    INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONSCRAWFORD HOWELL TOY
    "I know what you mean, Lou," he said, with an affectionate attempt at placation.
    THE MARKET-PLACEHAROLD FREDERIC
    This was no religious rite, no placation of the brutish jungle gods.
    JERRY OF THE ISLANDSJACK LONDON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO PLACATION

    • abatement
    • acceding
    • accommodation
    • adjustment
    • alleviation
    • amends
    • assuagement
    • compromise
    • concession
    • conciliation
    • easing
    • grant
    • lessening
    • lulling
    • mitigation
    • moderation
    • mollification
    • peace offering
    • placation
    • propitiation
    • quelling
    • quieting
    • reconciliation
    • reparation
    • restoration
    • settlement
    • softening
    • solace
    • soothing
    • tranquilization
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.