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Moderation

Mod`er`a´tion
n.1.The act of moderating, or of imposing due restraint.
2.The state or quality of being mmoderate.
3.Calmness of mind; equanimity; as, to bear adversity with moderation.
The calm and judicious moderation of Orange.
- Motley.
4.The first public examinations for degrees at the University of Oxford; - usually contracted to mods.
Noun1.moderation - quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
Synonyms: moderateness
Antonyms:
immoderateness, immoderation - the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation
2.moderation - a change for the better
Synonyms: easing, relief
3.moderation - the trait of avoiding excesses
Synonyms: temperance
4.moderation - the action of lessening in severity or intensity; "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"
abnegation, boundary, bounds, center, compromise, confinement, constraint, denial, discipline, fence, frugality, golden mean, gravity, half measures, half-and-half measures, halfway measures, happy medium, limit, limitation, mean, measure, medium, middle course, middle ground, middle way, moderateness, neutral ground, nothing in excess, prescription, proscription, qualification, renouncement, renunciation, restrain, restriction, sedateness, self-denial, self-discipline, self-mastery, self-restraint, seriousness, sober-mindedness, soberness, sobersidedness, sobersides, solemnity, sophrosyne, staidness, temperance, temperateness, via media
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