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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mod·er·a·tion /ˌmɑdəˈreʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mod·er·a·tion n.
 1. The act of moderating, or of imposing due restraint.
 2. The state or quality of being mmoderate.
 In moderation placing all my glory,
 While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory.   --Pope.
 3. Calmness of mind; equanimity; as, to bear adversity with moderation.
    The calm and judicious moderation of Orange.   --Motley.
 4. pl. The first public examinations for degrees at the University of Oxford; -- usually contracted to mods.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes [syn: moderateness]
           [ant: immoderation]
      2: a change for the better [syn: easing, relief]
      3: the trait of avoiding excesses [syn: temperance] [ant: intemperance]
      4: the action of lessening in severity or intensity; "the
         object being control or moderation of economic