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