Moderation

Definition of Moderation

Mod`er`a´tion
n.1.The act of moderating, or of imposing due restraint.
2.The state or quality of being mmoderate.
In moderation placing all my glory,
While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory.
- Pope.
3.Calmness of mind; equanimity; as, to bear adversity with moderation.
The calm and judicious moderation of Orange.
- Motley.
4.The first public examinations for degrees at the University of Oxford; - usually contracted to mods.

Related Words

abnegation, boundary, bounds, center, compromise, confinement, constraint, denial, discipline, fence, frugality, golden mean, gravity, half measures, half-and-half measures, halfway measures, happy medium, limit, limitation, mean, measure, medium, middle course, middle ground, middle way, moderateness, neutral ground, nothing in excess, prescription, proscription, qualification, renouncement, renunciation, restrain, restriction, sedateness, self-denial, self-discipline, self-mastery, self-restraint, seriousness, sober-mindedness, soberness, sobersidedness, sobersides, solemnity, sophrosyne, staidness, temperance, temperateness, via media
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