EXTENUATING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Extenuating Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Extenuate


• Extenuate Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To lower or degrade; to detract from.
  2. (v. i.) To become thinner; to make excuses; to advance palliating considerations.
  3. (v. t.) To lessen; to palliate; to lessen or weaken the force of; to diminish the conception of, as crime, guilt, faults, ills, accusations, etc.; -- opposed to aggravate.
  4. (a.) Thin; slender.
  5. (v. t.) To make thin or slender; to draw out so as to lessen the thickness.


Synonyms:
Mitigate, Palliate,

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