Adjective "placating" definition and examples

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Raymond spread his hands out before him in a placating gesture.'
  2. 'Overall, it questions whether it is better to believe a placating deception than a terrible truth.'

Definitions

1. to appease or pacify, especially by concessions or conciliatory gestures: to placate an outraged citizenry.

More examples(as adjective)

"voices can be placating."

"unions can be placating."

"tendencies can be placating."

"smiles can be placating."

"prime ministers can be placating."

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Origin

(placate)