Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of placating, appeasing, pacifying, or conciliating; propitiation.
  • noun A propitiatory act.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare The act of placating.

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  • noun A process or act of placating; appeasement or an expression of appeasement.

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  • noun the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity

Etymologies

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From Latin placatio

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