Synonyms of mild
1 faintDictionary • He turned to her with a look of mild confusion.
faint • She made a faint attempt at a laugh.
slight • It's only made a slight difference.
vague • He could just make out a vague shape in the distance.
feeble • He was old and feeble.
2 gentleDictionary • He is a mild man, reasonable almost to the point of blandness.
gentle • a quiet and gentle man who liked sports and enjoyed life
kind • He was a very kind man, full of common sense.
easy • I guess we've always been too easy with our children.
soft • When he woke again he could hear soft music.
pacific • a country with a pacific policy
forgiving • People are not in a very forgiving mood.
tender • tender, loving care
mellow • Is she more mellow and tolerant?
indulgent • His indulgent mother was willing to let him do what he wanted.
easy-going • They have a very easy-going attitude to life.
meek • He was a meek, mild-mannered fellow.
placid • She was a placid child who rarely cried.
peaceable • Many normally peaceable people were outraged.
equable • He was a man of the most equable temperament.
3 temperateDictionary • The area is famous for its mild winters.
temperate • The valley keeps a temperate climate throughout the year.
warm • The weather was so warm I had to take off my jacket.
calm • The normally calm waters of Mururoa lagoon heaved and frothed.
moderate • He was an easy-going man of very moderate views.
balmy • a balmy summer's evening
4 blandDictionary • The cheese has a soft, mild flavour.
bland • It tasted bland and insipid, like warmed card.
smooth • This makes the flavour much smoother.
tasteless • The fish was mushy and tasteless.
insipid • It tasted bland and insipid, like warm cardboard.
5 soothingDictionary • Wash your face thoroughly with a mild soap.
soothing • Cold tea is very soothing for burns.
emollient • an emollient cream which I find invaluable for sunburn
6 lightDictionary • A mild punishment might be 50 pressups on the spot.
light • a light breeze
humane • Their aim is for a more just and humane society.
compassionate • My father was a deeply compassionate man.
clement • Her other stories are clement and compassionate.
lenient • The Professor takes a slightly more lenient view.
merciful • We can only hope the court is merciful.
Copyright © 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
balmyBalmy weather is fairly warm and pleasant.
• a balmy summer's evening
blandFood that is bland has very little flavour.
• It tasted bland and insipid, like warmed card.
• The normally calm waters of Mururoa lagoon heaved and frothed.
Thesaurus for mild from the Collins English Thesaurus
(of a taste, sensation, etc) not powerful or strong; bland