Definition of mollient in English:

mollient

Pronunciation /ˈmɒlɪənt/

adjective

  • Softening, soothing.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin mollient-, molliēns, present participle of mollīre to soften, specifically (in medical use) to soften or relax (the body) from mollis soft; compare -ent.