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    What does 'mild' means in the sentence:

    'She was not interested in ecclesiastics of any kind although, since being in Italy, she admitted to a mild admiration for Cardinals whome she considered as at any rate properly picturesque.'

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    Default Re: mild admiration

    Quote Originally Posted by PINKGREAT View Post
    What does 'mild' means in the sentence:

    'She was not interested in ecclesiastics of any kind although, since being in Italy, she admitted to a mild admiration for Cardinals whom she considered as at any rate properly picturesque.'
    "mild admiration" means if asked she would say that she was sort of interested in the Cardinals, but she doesn't normally talk about them much. On a scale of 1(lowest) to 10(highest), she rated the Cardinals about a 6...

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