Meaning of EMOLLIENT in English

e ‧ mol ‧ li ‧ ent /ɪˈmɒliənt $ ɪˈmɑː-/ BrE AmE adjective formal

[ Date: 1600-1700 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: present participle of emollire 'to soften' ]

1 . making something, especially your skin, softer and smoother:

Almond oil is renowned for its soothing, emollient properties.

2 . making someone feel calmer when they have been angry:

an emollient reply

—emollient noun [countable]

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.