Definition Of conciliatory


intended or likely to placate or pacify.

a conciliatory approach

Example Of conciliatory

  • And given the passion for the game on the subcontinent, it was the Indian government's willingness to let the cricketers tour Pakistan that convinced Pakistanis that Delhi's apparent conciliatoriness was sincere.

  • Articulate, quick on his feet and funny, Devaney takes a conciliatory approach to partisan issues.

  • Beth squeezed her husband's arm in what appeared to be a conciliatory gesture, before turning away and walking towards the balcony.

  • Carranza was acquitted but such conciliatory gestures from Philip were rare.

  • Chairman Johnson had taken a far more conciliatory approach in his handling of the meeting.

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