Associations to the word «Moderation»


MODERATION, noun. The state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes
MODERATION, noun. An instance of moderating: bringing something away from extremes, especially in a beneficial way
MODERATION, noun. The process of moderating a discussion

Dictionary definition

MODERATION, noun. Quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes.
MODERATION, noun. A change for the better.
MODERATION, noun. The trait of avoiding excesses.
MODERATION, noun. The action of lessening in severity or intensity; "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne