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English noun: moderation

1. moderation (attribute) quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes


Synonymsmoderateness


Broader (hypernym)degree, grade, level


Narrower (hyponym)golden mean, reasonableness


Attributeimmoderate, moderate


Antonymsimmoderateness, immoderation

2. moderation (event) a change for the better


Synonymseasing, relief


Broader (hypernym)alteration, change, modification


Narrower (hyponym)breath of fresh air, disembarrassment

3. moderation (attribute) the trait of avoiding excesses


Synonymstemperance


Broader (hypernym)control, natural virtue, restraint


Narrower (hyponym)abstemiousness, dryness, sobriety


Antonymsintemperance

4. moderation (act) the action of lessening in severity or intensity


SamplesThe object being control or moderation of economic depressions.


Synonymsmitigation


Broader (hypernym)decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down


Narrower (hyponym)abatement









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