Definition of Placating

1. Adjective. Intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions. "An astonishingly placatory speech"

Exact synonyms: Appeasing, Placative, Placatory
Similar to: Conciliative, Conciliatory
Derivative terms: Placate, Placate



Definition of Placating

1. Verb. (present participle of placate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Placating

1. placate [v] - See also: placate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Placating

placability
placable
placableness
placably
placarded
placarder
placarders
placarding
placards
placate
placated
placater
placaters
placates
placating (current term)
placatingly
placationist
placations
placative
placatively
placatory
placcat
placcate
placcates
placcats
place
place-kick
place-kicker

Literary usage of Placating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rites of the Twice-born by Sinclair Stevenson (1920)
"... The Horse Dance—DISAPPOINTMENTS — Remedies : Story of Krisna— Planet placating — Marrying a Calf to a Bull —The Worship of the Five —The Worship of the ..."

2. The Universalist Companion, with an Almanac and Register, Containing the by Aaron Burt Grosh (1853)
"But the idea of placating God's wrath is alike foreign to this secondary sense as it is to ... But the placating of God's anger dues not appear so clearly. ..."

3. Education in Theory and Practice by Gilbert Haven Jones (1919)
"The church, as we saw, grew out of the imperative demand everywhere present in the mind of man for some means of placating the forces of nature and ..."

4. Biblical Dogmatics: An Exposition of the Principal Doctrines of the Holy by Milton Spenser Terry (1907)
"Our expositions, we trust, have shown that there is no need of loading the biblical writers with the pagan notions of placating a vengeful Deity, ..."

5. The Rites of the Twice-born by Sinclair Stevenson (1920)
"... The Horse Dance—DISAPPOINTMENTS — Remedies : Story of Krisna— Planet placating — Marrying a Calf to a Bull —The Worship of the Five —The Worship of the ..."

6. The Universalist Companion, with an Almanac and Register, Containing the by Aaron Burt Grosh (1853)
"But the idea of placating God's wrath is alike foreign to this secondary sense as it is to ... But the placating of God's anger dues not appear so clearly. ..."

7. Education in Theory and Practice by Gilbert Haven Jones (1919)
"The church, as we saw, grew out of the imperative demand everywhere present in the mind of man for some means of placating the forces of nature and ..."

8. Biblical Dogmatics: An Exposition of the Principal Doctrines of the Holy by Milton Spenser Terry (1907)
"Our expositions, we trust, have shown that there is no need of loading the biblical writers with the pagan notions of placating a vengeful Deity, ..."

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