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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:

    restraint, self-restraint, moderate

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How to use moderation in a sentence?

  1. Marian Jarlenski:

    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.

  2. Neil Shay:

    I think it’s always a good thing to remember eating in moderation, and eating a variety of foods, is a good thing.

  3. Barry Goldwater:

    Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

  4. Marian Jarlenski:

    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.

  5. Alexander Hamilton:

    When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.


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