Definition of moderationist in English:

moderationist

noun

  • An advocate of moderation; specifically a person who is in favour of moderate drinking, as opposed to total abstinence.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Twining (bap. 1734, d. 1804), classical scholar and translator. From moderation + -ist.

Pronunciation

moderationist

/ˌmɒdəˈreɪʃ(ə)nɪst//ˌmɒdəˈreɪʃənɪst/