What does appeasement mean?

appeasement meaning in General Dictionary

The act of appeasing or even the state to be appeased pacification

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  • the act of appeasing (as by acceding to your demands of)
  • The act of appeasing, or even the condition of being appeased; pacification.

appeasement meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., "pacification," from Middle French apeisement, Old French apaisement "appeasement, calming," noun of action from apaisier (see appease). First recorded 1919 in intercontinental political sense; perhaps not pejorative until failure of Chamberlain's plan toward Germany in 1939 (ways of appeasement ended up being Chamberlain's description of his policy).


appeasement - German to English

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appeasement meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The act of appeasing, or even the state of being appeased; pacification.


Sentence Examples with the word appeasement

It undoubtedly existed in pre-exilian Israel, especially in times of crisis or calamity, for the appeasement of an offended deity (2 Sam.

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