Mitigation is the process of making something less severe or less intense.
An example of a mitigation is the lessening of the pain of a wound.
mitigation - Computer Definition
- Allowable expenses include the cost of traveling for treatment and any expenses incurred due to diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or prevention of diseases or injuries.
- The nobles protested, and Egmont was deputed to go to Madrid and try to obtain from the king a mitigation of the edicts and redress of grievances.
- Feckenham used all his influence with Mary "to procure pardon of the faults or mitigation of the punishment for poor Protestants" (Fuller), and he was sent by the queen to prepare Lady Jane Grey for death.
- If he erred he was liable to prosecution, and even if the matter were passed by the Bureau he would not be relieved of the responsibility for infringement of the regulations, although the fact might be pleaded in mitigation.
- The removal or the mitigation of objectionable matter is also occasionally found.