Definition of Conciliatory

1. Adjective. Making or willing to make concessions. "Loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"

Exact synonyms: Compromising, Flexible
Similar to: Yielding
Antonyms: Uncompromising
Derivative terms: Conciliate, Flexibility, Flexibleness



2. Adjective. Intended to placate. "A conciliatory visit"

Definition of Conciliatory

1. a. Tending to conciliate; pacific; mollifying; propitiating.

Definition of Conciliatory

1. Adjective. willing to conciliate, or to make concessions ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conciliatory

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Conciliatory

conciliarist
conciliarists
conciliarly
conciliary
conciliate
conciliated
conciliates
conciliating
conciliation
conciliations
conciliative
conciliator
conciliatorily
conciliatoriness
conciliators
conciliatory (current term)
concinnities
concinnity
concinnous
concionatory
concious
concipient
concipients
concise
concised
concisely
conciseness
concisenesses
conciser
concises

Literary usage of Conciliatory

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

1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1800)
"CHAP. VII. Petition from the county of Norfolk. Lord North' t conciliatory proportions. Two bills brought in thereon. ..."

2. Life and Correspondence of Joseph Reed: Military Secretary of Washington, at by William Bradford Reed (1847)
"Lord North introduced his conciliatory propositions into Parliament on the 17th February, ... The terms of the conciliatory propositions are well known. ..."

3. Memoirs of the Life and Reign of King George the Third by John Heneage Jesse (1867)
"Such was the spirit of the conciliatory scheme, which, in the form of a resolution, Lord North submitted to the House of Commons. ..."

4. The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV., King by Charles Greville (1902)
"... of Government—Duke of Wellington's Conduct towards the Government—The Queen shot at — Examination of the Culprit—Retrospect of Affairs —conciliatory ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It was apologetic and conciliatory, so worded as to persuade the young emperor that there was no radical difference between the Catholics and the ..."

6. The Life of Gouverneur Morris: With Selections from His Correspondence and by Jared Sparks (1832)
"The half pay you have fixed at seven years. Most of the officers are discontented with it, and I am sorry for it.' CHAPTER XI. LORD NORTH'S conciliatory ..."

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