- in moderation, without excess; moderately; temperately: to drink in moderation.
Origin of moderation
Examples from the Web for moderations
These men begin by reading for a form of moderations known as science preliminaries or jurisprudence preliminaries.
In the final schools the range of choice is greater than at moderations, and is greater in some schools than in others.
They do this by reading for moderations, for pass moderations as well as honor mods may be followed by an honor school at finals.
Mind you, if you had stuck to your work sooner, you would have had more than a second in Moderations.Ravenshoe
Having done with moderations, an honor man is forced to choose a final school.
- short for Honour Moderations
- the state or an instance of being moderate; mildness; balance
- the act of moderating
- in moderation within moderate or reasonable limits
Word Origin and History for moderations
early 15c., from Old French moderacion (14c.) "alteration, modification; mitigation, alleviation," from Latin moderationem (nominative moderatio) "a controlling, guidance, government, regulation; moderation, temperateness, self-control," noun of action from moderatus (see moderate (adj.)).