[ mod-uh-rey-shuh-nist ]
/ ˌmɒd əˈreɪ ʃə nɪst /


a person who favors, supports, or promotes moderation.

Origin of moderationist

First recorded in 1840–50; moderation + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM moderationist

pro·mod·er·a·tion·ist, adjective, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for moderationist

  • Mr. Spence from his appearance was fairly entitled to be called a moderationist.