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Mid vs. Mild

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Midadjective

Denoting the middle part.

‘mid ocean’;

Mildadjective

Gentle and not easily angered.

‘a mild man’;

Midadjective

Occupying a middle position; middle.

‘mid finger’; ‘mid hour of night’;

Mildadjective

(of a rule or punishment) Of only moderate severity; not strict.

‘He received a mild sentence.’;

Midadjective

(linguistics) Made with a somewhat elevated position of some certain part of the tongue, in relation to the palate; midway between the high and the low; said of certain vowel sounds, such as, /e o ɛ ɔ/.

Mildadjective

Not overly felt or seriously intended.

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Midadjective

Midgrade marijuana, or by extension, anything of mediocre quality

Mildadjective

(of an illness or pain) Not serious or dangerous.

Midpreposition

Amid.

‘Mid the best.’;

Mildadjective

(of weather) Moderately warm, especially less cold than expected.

‘a mild day’; ‘mild weather’;

Midpreposition

(in representations of German-accented English) With.

Mildadjective

(of a medicine or cosmetic) Acting gently and without causing harm.

‘a mild anaesthetic’;

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Midnoun

(archaic) middle

Mildadjective

(of food, drink, or a drug) Not sharp or bitter; not strong in flavor.

‘a mild curry’;

Midnoun

(disc golf) A mid-range.

Mildnoun

(British) A relatively low-gravity beer, often with a dark colour; mild ale

Midadjective

Denoting the middle part; as, in mid ocean.

‘No more the mounting larks, while Daphne sings,Shall list'ning in mid air suspend their wings.’;

Mildadjective

Gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate in degree or quality; - the opposite of harsh, severe, irritating, violent, disagreeable, etc.; - applied to persons and things; as, a mild disposition; a mild eye; a mild air; a mild medicine; a mild insanity.

‘The rosy morn resigns her lightAnd milder glory to the noon.’; ‘Adore him as a mild and merciful Being.’;

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Midadjective

Occupying a middle position; middle; as, the mid finger; the mid hour of night.

Mildadjective

moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme;

‘a mild winter storm’; ‘a mild fever’; ‘fortunately the pain was mild’; ‘a mild rebuke’; ‘mild criticism’;

Midadjective

Made with a somewhat elevated position of some certain part of the tongue, in relation to the palate; midway between the high and the low; - said of certain vowel sounds; as, ā (āle), ĕ (ĕll), ō (ōld). See Guide to Pronunciation, 10, 11.

Mildadjective

humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness;

‘meek and self-effacing’;

Midnoun

Middle.

‘About the mid of night come to my tent.’;

Mildadjective

mild and pleasant;

‘balmy days and nights’; ‘the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth’;

Midpreposition

See Amid.

Midadjective

used in combination to denote the middle;

‘midmorning’; ‘midsummer’; ‘in mid-1958’; ‘a mid-June wedding’;

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