Definition of mitigation:
- qualification (part of speech: noun)
- vindication (part of speech: noun)
- "History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009.
- "Dante: His Times and His Work", Arthur John Butler.
It isn't the beastly values themselves, however; that's only awkward and I can still live, though I don't quite know how I shall turn round; it's the horror of his having done it, and done it to me- without a mitigation or, so to speak, a warning or an excuse.- "The Finer Grain", Henry James.