moderationist

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

noun

a person who favors, supports, or promotes moderation.

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Origin of moderationist

First recorded in 1840–50; moderation + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM moderationist

pro·mod·er·a·tion·ist, adjective, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for moderationist

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