noun. ['ˌmɑːdɝˈeɪʃən'] quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes.
- golden mean
- oblique angle
Words that Rhyme with Moderation
Example sentences of the word moderation
1. Noun, singular or mass
Although fresh fruit salad has a bundle of nutritional benefits, it should be eaten in moderation.
Quotes containing the word moderation
1. My diabetes is such a central part of my life... it did teach me discipline... it also taught me about moderation... I've trained myself to be super-vigilant... because I feel better when I am in control.
- Sonia Sotomayor
2. Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance.
- Anne Sexton
3. Love moderately. Long love doth so.Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.Love each other in moderation. That is the key to long-lasting love. Too fast is as bad as too slow.
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
noun. ['ˌmɑːdɝˈeɪʃən'] a change for the better.
noun. ['ˌmɑːdɝˈeɪʃən'] the trait of avoiding excesses.
- natural virtue
noun. ['ˌmɑːdɝˈeɪʃən'] the action of lessening in severity or intensity.