mod·er·a·tion /ˌmɑdəˈreʃən/ 名詞
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.
n 1: quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes [syn: moderateness]
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