1. [ verb ] cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
Synonyms: pacify appease conciliate gentle gruntle assuage placate lenify

"She managed to mollify her angry boss"

Related terms: calm peace peace appeaser conciliation placation comforter
2. [ verb ] make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate
Synonyms: season temper

"she tempered her criticism"

Related terms: weaken mollification
3. [ verb ] make less rigid or softer
Related terms: soften
Similar spelling:   Molva