moderationist

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

a person who favors, supports, or promotes moderation.

Nearby words

  1. moderate breeze,
  2. moderate gale,
  3. moderate-income,
  4. moderately,
  5. moderation,
  6. moderations,
  7. moderato,
  8. moderator,
  9. modern,
  10. modern apprenticeship

Origin of moderationist

First recorded in 1840–50; moderation + -ist

Related formspro·mod·er·a·tion·ist, adjective, noun

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Examples from the Web for moderationist

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