Definition of mitigator in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmidəˌɡādər/ /ˈmɪdəˌɡeɪdər/


  • 1A person or thing that makes something bad less severe, serious, or painful.

    • ‘we're holding bonds as a mitigator of risk’
    1. 1.1Something that lessens the gravity of an offense or mistake.
      • ‘the law lists a dozen mitigators, such as mental problems the defendant was suffering’