quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
easing, moderation, relief(noun)
a change for the better
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
the trait of avoiding excesses
the action of lessening in severity or intensity
"the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
The negative side of virtue is abstinence from vice.
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How to use moderation in a sentence?
The weight of the evidence suggests that restaurant eating is a contributor to obesity in the United States, consumers should be aware to eat out in moderation ... restaurant eating is most likely not going to be as healthy as cooking with fresh ingredients at home.
I think it’s always a good thing to remember eating in moderation, and eating a variety of foods, is a good thing.
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Consumers should be aware to eat out in moderation ... restaurant eating is most likely not going to be as healthy as cooking with fresh ingredients at home.
When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.
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- Mäßigung, Diskussionsleitung, MaßhaltenGerman
- maltillisuus, kohtuusFinnish
- kelunakan, moderasiIndonesian
- 완화, 절제, 사회Korean
- wstrzemięźliwość, moderacja, umiarPolish
- prezidare, cumpătare, regulare, moderare, moderațieRomanian
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