miti-

(Latin: to make mild or gentle; mildness, gentleness, softer)

immitigability (s) (noun), immitigabilities (pl)
Something that is unable to be appeased or is relentless.
immitigable (adjective), more immitigable, most immitigable
Incapable of being alleviated, weakened, or softened: James and Jane had to endure immitigable circumstances and so they were unable to pay their bills because of their financial losses.
immitigably (adverb), more immitigably, most immitigably
1. Unchangeably severe and unable to be weakened or softened.
2. Etymology: from late Latin immitigabilis, from in-, "not" + mitigabilis, "able to be less severe".
mitigable (adjective), more mitigable, most mitigable
Relating to anything which can be alleviated or made less serious or painful .
mitigant (s) (noun), mitigants (pl)
1. Something that is softening or lenient.
2. Anything that diminishes or is easier to endure; such as, pain.
mitigate (verb), mitigates; mitigated; mitigating
1. To make something less severe, less harsh, or less violent.
2. To lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of something.
3. To moderate a quality or condition in force or intensity; to alleviate.
4. To decrease in force or intensity; such as, wrath, grief, harshness, or pain; to moderate.
5. To make less severe; to mitigate a punishment.
6. To make (a person, one's state of mind, disposition, etc.) milder or more gentle; to mollify; to appease.
To make or to become less severe or harsh.
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To make or to become less painful or to relieve.
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To become less harmful.
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mitigated (adjective), more mitigated, most mitigated
1. Descriptive of something that is made less severe or intense.
2. Characteristic of anyething which was made less harmful, unpleasant, or bad.
mitigation (s) (noun), mitigations (pl)
1. To act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious.
2. A partial excuse to mitigate censure.
3. An attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances.
4. Steps taken to avoid or minimize negative environmental impacts.

Mitigation can include: avoiding the impact by not taking a certain action; minimizing impacts by limiting the degree or magnitude of the action; rectifying the impact by repairing or restoring the affected environment; reducing the impact by protective steps required with the action; and compensating for the impact by replacing or providing substitute resources.

mitigative (adjective), more mitigative, most mitigative
1. Moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear.
2. Tending to alleviate, render mild, or to be soothing.
mitigator (s) (noun), mitigators (pl)
Someone who makes something less severe or harsh.
mitigatory (adjective), more mitigatory, most mitigatory
1. A reference to moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear.
2. Relating to anything which can lessen the intensity of something that is painful or distressful.
unmitigable (adjective), more unmitigable, most unmitigable
Incapable of being mitigated: Mark scolded his child with stern and unmitigable accusations of doing wrong things.
unmitigated (adjective), more unmitigated, most unmitigated
1. Not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity.
2. Not decreased or eased in any way.
3. Not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; unrelieved: "He was experiencing unmitigated suffering."
4. Without qualification or exception; absolute: "She told the police officer an unmitigated lie about how she was driving."
A reference to being an absolute liar
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Relating to being untrue and false
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Conveying a bad trick or being a scamp.
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unmitigatedly (adverb), more unmitigatedly, most unmitigatedly
A reference to something which is unrelieved, unabated, unbroken, and that which is persistent.
unmitigatedness (s) (noun) (no plural)
1. That which is not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; unrelieved.
2. Unqualified; out-and-out; absolute: The politician's statements were full of unmitigatedness or outright lies and unrealistic promises.