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Synonyms for moderation
ˌmɒd əˈreɪ ʃənmod·er·a·tion

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. moderation, moderatenessnoun

    quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes

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

    Antonyms:
    immoderation, immoderateness

  2. easing, moderation, reliefnoun

    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, moderationnoun

    the trait of avoiding excesses

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

    Antonyms:
    immoderation, immoderateness

  4. moderation, mitigationnoun

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. moderationnoun

    Synonyms:
    temperance, frugality, sobriety

  2. moderationnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. moderationnoun

    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. Howard Kim:

    I would say visitors to states with legal marijuana should be aware of side effects of legal marijuana use, if they decide to use, they should do it safely and in moderation.

  2. Iris Shai:

    Although red wine was superior and preferable, we would not recommend to completely stick only to it, but to enjoy from both wines in moderation, and as part of a healthy diet.

  3. Alvin Tan:

    There has been a moderation in risk aversion with European stocks and Wall Street stock futures in the green. That has seen the yen give up some of its recent gains, u.S. payrolls will be the focus, but I doubt it will change the current debate over whether the Federal Reserve will hike rates in the near term or not.

  4. W. Somerset Maugham:

    Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.

  5. Eric Rimm:

    When you consume wine in moderation, most or all of the benefit is coming from the ethanol (alcohol) in wine, having a shot of spirits or a can of beer will give you equal benefit as wine.


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