Moderation



[mod-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌmɒd əˈreɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the quality of being ; restraint; avoidance of extremes or excesses; temperance.
2.
the act of .
3.
moderations, British. the first public examinations at Oxford University for the B.A. degree in mathematics or in classics.
Idioms
4.
in moderation, without excess; moderately; temperately:
to drink in moderation.
/ˌmɒdəˈreɪʃən/
noun
1.
the state or an instance of being moderate; mildness; balance
2.
the act of moderating
3.
in moderation, within moderate or reasonable limits
n.

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.)).

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