appeasers


verb (used with object), ap·peased, ap·peas·ing.

  1. to bring to a state of peace, quiet, ease, calm, or contentment; pacify; soothe: to appease an angry king.
  2. to satisfy, allay, or relieve; assuage: The fruit appeased his hunger.
  3. to yield or concede to the belligerent demands of (a nation, group, person, etc.) in a conciliatory effort, sometimes at the expense of justice or other principles.

verb (tr)

  1. to calm, pacify, or soothe, esp by acceding to the demands of
  2. to satisfy or quell (an appetite or thirst, etc)
v.

c.1300 “to reconcile,” from Anglo-French apeser, Old French apaisier “to pacify, make peace, appease, be reconciled, placate” (12c.), from the phrase a paisier “bring to peace,” from a “to” (see ad-) + pais, from Latin pacem (nominative pax) “peace” (see peace). Related: Appeased; appeasing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

53 queries 1.109