moderation - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/ˌmɒdəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. 2
    opinions and actions, especially in politics, that are reasonable and not extreme

    The British electorate is looking for moderation and cooperation.

  2. 3
    formal a reduction in the amount or strength of something