Definition of appeasement in English:

appeasement

noun

mass noun
  • The action or process of appeasing.

    ‘a policy of appeasement’
    • ‘This is not a time for political accommodation or popular appeasement.’
    • ‘I think that pacifism and appeasement are the politics of the naive and foolish.’
    • ‘If that is not appeasement, I'd like to know what you call it.’
    • ‘I do not believe in vile acquittals, phony appeasements, easy forgiveness.’
    • ‘They're willing to play chicken, because they've been winning for more than a century, and our appeasements have only whetted their appetites for more concessions.’
    conciliation, placation, pacification, propitiation, palliation, allaying, reconciliation
    satisfaction, fulfilment, gratification, indulgence, provision
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Pronunciation

appeasement

/əˈpiːzm(ə)nt/