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Synonyms for moderation
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moderation, moderateness(noun)

    quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes

    Synonyms:
    moderateness, mitigation, easing, temperance, reasonableness, relief, modestness

    Antonyms:
    immoderation, immoderateness

  2. easing, moderation, relief(noun)

    a change for the better

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, assuagement, relievo, easement, backup, ministration, temperance, succour, moderateness, ease, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, succor, sculptural relief, embossment, rilievo, respite, relief, stand-in, easing, mitigation, substitute

    Antonyms:
    immoderateness, immoderation

  3. temperance, moderation(noun)

    the trait of avoiding excesses

    Synonyms:
    easing, mitigation, sobriety, relief, moderateness, temperance

    Antonyms:
    immoderation, immoderateness

  4. moderation, mitigation(noun)

    the action of lessening in severity or intensity

    "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"

    Synonyms:
    relief, moderateness, mitigation, easing, temperance, palliation, extenuation

    Antonyms:
    immoderateness, immoderation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. moderation

    Abstinence from food commonly signifies going without; abstemiousness, partaking moderately; abstinence may be for a single occasion, abstemiousness is habitual moderation. Self-denial is giving up what one wishes; abstinence may be refraining from what one does not desire. Fasting is abstinence from food for a limited time, and generally for religious reasons. Sobriety and temperance signify maintaining a quiet, even temper by moderate indulgence in some things, complete abstinence from others. We speak of temperance in eating, but of abstinence from vice. Total abstinence has come to signify the entire abstaining from intoxicating liquors.

    Synonyms:
    abstemiousness, abstinence, continence, fasting, frugality, self-control, self-denial, self-restraint, sobriety, temperance

    Antonyms:
    drunkenness, excess, gluttony, greed, intemperance, intoxication, reveling, revelry, self-indulgence, sensuality, wantonness

    Preposition:
    The negative side of virtue is abstinence from vice.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. moderation

    Synonyms:
    temperance, sobriety, frugality, calmness, sedateness, mildness, coolness, deliberateness

    Antonyms:
    immoderation, intemperance, hastiness, rashness, precipitation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. moderation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    temperance, frugality, sobriety

  2. moderation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    calmness, coolness, deliberateness, sedateness, mildness, equanimity, composure

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. moderation(n)

    Synonyms:
    mitigation, diminution, temperance, restraint, calmness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "moderation":

    restraint, self-restraint, moderate

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How to use moderation in a sentence?

  1. John Aiken:

    We believe that the miss against expectations was largely driven by lower revenues, while declining management fee margins is an industry wide concern, we have noticed some incremental moderation in IGM's numbers, as it seeks to realign pricing in order to facilitate longer-term fund sales.

  2. Sara Haas:

    My advice is to do everything in moderation. Normally, people scoop up mounds of stuff on their plate, and that's where it gets to be a problem. But if you can handle small portion sizes, then that's fine.

  3. Jennifer Bosse:

    I've made some dishes that my boys absolutely loved and others that weren't as successful, it's an ongoing process. ... Some days, I hit a home run. Other days, I have to pull out the chicken nuggets. As with everything else in life, moderation is key.

  4. John Ciardi:

    There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation.

  5. Lloyd Garrison:

    On this subject I do not which to think, or speak, or write, with moderation. No No Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen but urge me not to use moderation in a cause like the present. I am in earnest I will not equivocate I will not retreat a single inch and I will be heard.

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