Definition of Moderation

1. Noun. Quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes.

Exact synonyms: Moderateness
Generic synonyms: Degree, Grade, Level
Specialized synonyms: Golden Mean, Reasonableness
Attributes: Moderate, Immoderate
Derivative terms: Moderate, Moderate, Moderate, Moderate, Moderate, Moderate
Antonyms: Immoderation



2. Noun. A change for the better.
Exact synonyms: Easing, Relief
Generic synonyms: Alteration, Change, Modification
Specialized synonyms: Disembarrassment, Breath Of Fresh Air
Derivative terms: Ease

3. Noun. The trait of avoiding excesses.
Exact synonyms: Temperance
Generic synonyms: Natural Virtue, Control, Restraint
Specialized synonyms: Dryness, Sobriety, Abstemiousness
Derivative terms: Moderationist
Antonyms: Intemperance

4. Noun. The action of lessening in severity or intensity. "The object being control or moderation of economic depressions"
Exact synonyms: Mitigation
Generic synonyms: Decrease, Diminution, Reduction, Step-down
Specialized synonyms: Abatement
Derivative terms: Moderate

Definition of Moderation

1. n. The act of moderating, or of imposing due restraint.

Definition of Moderation

1. Noun. The state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes ¹

2. Noun. An instance of moderating: bringing something away from extremes, especially in a beneficial way ¹

3. Noun. The process of moderating a discussion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moderation

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Literary usage of Moderation

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1. Sermons by Hugh Blair (1822)
"SERMON XLII, ON moderation. Let your moderation be known unto all men. ... The temper which best suits, is expressed in the text by moderation ; which, ..."

2. The Holy State, and the Profane State by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1841)
"JDF moderation. " moderation is the silken string running through the pearl-chain of all virtues." * It appears both in practice and judgment: we will ..."

3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society, John Harland, Manchester (England). Court-Leet (1861)
"The History of moderation; or, The Life, Death, and Resurrection of moderation: Together ... Let your moderation be known to all men, the Lord is at hand. ..."

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