But there is always a boulevard between getting everything you want and compromising your principles.
Because compromising your health because of what some douchebag says about you is the best idea ever.
But religions and ideologies are the opposite of flexible and compromising.
By compromising our sources and methods and capabilities, leaks can also lead to disasters on a larger scale.
The fragile talks could fall apart because, well, these people are far better at arguing than they are at compromising.
She heard the stairs creak, and wondered if anyone else were awake in the house, and would notice the compromising sound.
No—it's not in the least compromising for a girl to stay at the same hotel.
Here the Cardinal managed to bring the Duke at the very moment of the compromising visit.
"I ain't going to kiss him," the girl said by way of compromising.
At last he declared with a serious air that her visits were becoming imprudent—that she was compromising herself.
early 15c., "a joint promise to abide by an arbiter's decision," from Middle French compromis (13c.), from Latin compromissus, past participle of compromittere "to make a mutual promise" (to abide by the arbiter's decision), from com- "together" (see com-) + promittere (see promise). The main modern sense of "a coming to terms" is from extension to the settlement itself (late 15c.).
mid-15c., from compromise (n.). Related: Compromised; compromising.