Synonyms of moderation in English:

moderation


See definition of moderation

noun

1‘he was anxious to contrast his moderation with the sabre-rattling of his opponent’

SYNONYMS

self-restraint, restraint, self-control, self-discipline

moderateness, temperateness, temperance, abstemiousness, non-indulgence, leniency, fairness

ANTONYMS

extremism

2‘he called for a moderation of the Government's confrontational style’

SYNONYMS

relaxation, easing, easing off, reduction, abatement, weakening, slackening, diminution, diminishing, lessening, decrease, lightening, subsidence, contraction

tailing off, waning, decline, modulation, ebb, alleviation, attenuation, modification, mitigation, allaying, appeasement, assuagement, palliation, cushioning, damping, deadening, dulling

soothing, relief, softening, tempering, stilling, quelling, calming, pacification, placation, mollification, remission, extenuation

informal let-up

ANTONYMS

stepping up


Phrases

    in moderation

      ‘wine, if drunk in moderation, can be beneficial to health’

      SYNONYMS

      in moderate quantities, in moderate amounts, within reasonable limits, within sensible limits, within limits, within bounds, within due limits

      moderately, up to a point