Synonyms of 'mitigation'
1 extenuationDictionary, explanation, excuseIn mitigation, the offences were at the lower end of the scale.
2 reliefDictionary, moderation, allayingthe mitigation or cure of a physical or mental condition
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Abatement means a reduction in the strength or power of something or the reduction of it.
They focussed on the alleviation of the refugees' misery.
Thesaurus for mitigation from the Collins English Thesaurus
Mitigation is a reduction in the unpleasantness, seriousness, or painfulness of something.