Appeasement meaning

ə-pēz'mənt
The policy of giving in to the demands of a hostile or aggressive power in an attempt to keep the peace.
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The definition of appeasement is the act of giving something to an aggressive power to keep the peace.

An example of appeasement is the act of giving a dog some food from your plate in order to stop her begging.

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The state of being appeased; the policy of giving in to demands in order to preserve the peace.
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The policy of granting concessions to potential enemies to maintain peace.
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An appeasing or being appeased.
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Origin of appeasement

  • From Old French apaisement
    From Wiktionary