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Noun moderation has 4 senses
- moderation, moderateness - quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
--1 is a kind of degree, grade, level
Antonyms: immoderation, immoderateness
--1 has particulars: golden mean; reasonableness
- easing, moderation, relief - a change for the better
--2 is a kind of change, alteration, modification
--2 has particulars: disembarrassment; breath of fresh air
- temperance, moderation - the trait of avoiding excesses
--3 is a kind of restraint, control; natural virtue
--3 has particulars: sobriety; abstemiousness
- moderation - the action of lessening in severity or intensity; "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"
--4 is a kind of decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down
--4 has particulars: abatement