Origin of moderation
Related formspro·mod·er·a·tion, adjective
Examples from the Web for moderation
This would, of course, require some moderation of regulatory standards, particularly in reference to climate change.Legal but Still Poor: The Economic Consequences of Amnesty|Joel Kotkin|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thus it seems likely that instead of striking a new tone of moderation, the new GOP Congress will return to its old tricks.
“I have chosen a ‘middle-ground’ method of moderation, a sort of behind-the-scenes prodding,” he wrote in a posting.
Maybe the key, as with so many other foods, lies in consuming artificially sweetened goods in moderation.
Given that Begich, Hagan, Landrieu and Pryor each hail from states that went for Mitt Romney, moderation is a matter of survival.
As usual the ride over the plain is very tedious and tiring to the limbs—a hilly country in moderation is much more comfortable.Byeways in Palestine|James Finn
The instructions given to our ministers were framed in the sincerest spirit of amity and moderation.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Edited by James D. Richardson
I am obliged to you for the gentleness and moderation of your dun, considering how long I have been your debtor.The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims|Andrew Steinmetz
But he also added that, while he liked their hardness, he disliked their moderation.A History of the United States|Cecil Chesterton
If thy respiration be too quick, think with thyself that thou hast sinned against natural order and moderation.Septimius Felton|Nathaniel Hawthorne