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  Definition of Moderation
  1. the action of lessening in severity or intensity; "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"
  2. the trait of avoiding excesses
  3. quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
  4. a change for the better
Similar Words: temperance, moderateness, easing, relief

 

Hyponyms: abatement, sobriety, abstemiousness, golden mean, reasonableness, disembarrassment, breath of fresh air

 

Attributes: moderate, immoderate

 

Derivational Morphology: mince, soften, moderate, control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, tone down, tame, facilitate, ease, alleviate

 

 
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