1. [ noun ] quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
Synonyms: moderateness
Related terms: immoderation degree golden_mean reasonableness control moderate immoderate
2. [ noun ] the trait of avoiding excesses
Synonyms: temperance
Related terms: intemperance restraint natural_virtue abstemiousness sobriety
3. [ noun ] a change for the better
Synonyms: relief easing
Related terms: change disembarrassment breath_of_fresh_air facilitate
4. [ noun ] the action of lessening in severity or intensity

: "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"

Related terms: decrease abatement mince
Similar spelling:   moderationist