Synonyms for moderation

Synonyms for (noun) moderation

Synonyms: mitigation, moderation

Definition: the action of lessening in severity or intensity

Usage: the object being control or moderation of economic depressions

Similar words: decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

Definition: the act of decreasing or reducing something

Synonyms: temperance, moderation

Definition: the trait of avoiding excesses

Similar words: natural virtue

Definition: (scholasticism) one of the four virtues (prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance) derived from nature

Similar words: control, restraint

Definition: discipline in personal and social activities

Usage: he was a model of polite restraint; she never lost control of herself

Synonyms: moderateness, moderation

Definition: quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes

Similar words: degree, grade, level

Definition: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality

Usage: a moderate grade of intelligence; a high level of care is required; it is all a matter of degree

Synonyms: easing, moderation, relief

Definition: a change for the better

Similar words: change, modification, alteration

Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago

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