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mītis e, adj.

with comp. and sup, mild, mellow, mature, ripe: sunt nobis mitia poma, V.: Bacchus (i. e. vinum), mellow, V.: suci, O.: solum Tiburis, kindly, H.: (fluvius) in morem stagni, placid, V.— Fig., mild, soft, gentle, lenient, kind: iam mitis est, pacified, T.: homo mitissimus: quis est me mitior?: Nec animum mitior anguibus, in spirit, H.: mitis ac magnificus hostibus, L.: paenitentiae mitior, towards the penitent, Ta.: consilium, O.: lex: mitius exilium, O.: ingenium, Iu.: mitibus Mutare tristia, kind words, H.: mitiora, gentler feelings (opp. duriora).—Of speech: Thucydides si posterius fuisset, multo maturior fuisset et mitior, riper and mellower.

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