- A person who tries to pacify or placate someone, especially by making concessions or giving in to demands.
- A person who tries to avoid conflict or tension by making concessions or giving in to demands.
Mid 17th century: from french appaiser, from appaiser "to pacify", from a- (from latin ad "to") + paix "peace".
- The politicians who tried to negotiate with the dictator were often seen as appeasers.
- The appeaser tried to pacify the angry mob by promising to meet their demands.
- He was criticized as an appeaser for giving in to the demands of the kidnappers.
- The appeaser sought to avoid conflict with the neighboring country by making concessions.
- The appeaser was willing to make any sacrifice in order to maintain peace.
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