From Old French apaisement
appeasement (countable and uncountable, plural appeasements)
- The state of being appeased; the policy of giving in to demands in order to preserve the peace.
- 1941, Roosevelt, Franklin, White House Correspondents' Dinner:
- This decision is the end of any attempts at appeasement in our land; the end of urging us to get along with the dictators, the end of compromise and the forces of oppression.
the state of being appeased