Synonyms for moderation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : mod-uh-rey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌmɒd əˈreɪ ʃən

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Définition of moderation

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Old French moderacion (14c.) "alteration, modification; mitigation, alleviation," from Latin moderationem (nominative moderatio) "a controlling, guidance, government, regulation; moderation, temperateness, self-control," noun of action from moderatus (see moderate (adj.)).
  • noun temperance
Example sentences :
  • But all the same, there had to be moderation and reason in everything.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • A person who escapes the evils of moderation by committing dyspepsia.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • I wonder if Rube's first wife's mother has come from Moderation?
  • Extract from : « The Village Watch-Tower » by (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • Lady St. Craye also thought it a useful thing—in moderation.
  • Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
  • Moderation is the languor and sloth of the soul, Ambition its activity and heat.
  • Extract from : « Reflections » by Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld
  • Work in moderation is healthy, as well as agreeable to the human constitution.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • They declared this was their thanks for our 'moderation' and 'generosity.'
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) » by Various
  • There was no check to his violence, no moderation on his tongue.
  • Extract from : « Graham's Magazine Vol. XXXII No. 2. February 1848 » by Various
  • So come and dine with me—at my table, you know, I allow laughing in moderation.'
  • Extract from : « The Pirate and The Three Cutters » by Frederick Marryat
  • And moderation, as it was justly said once, is the respiration of the philosopher.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani

Antonyms for moderation

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