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 Dictionary entry overview: What does moderating mean? 

MODERATING (adjective)
  The adjective MODERATING has 1 sense:

1. lessening in intensity or strength

  Familiarity information: MODERATING used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

MODERATING (adjective)

Sense 1moderating [BACK TO TOP]


Lessening in intensity or strength


alleviative; alleviatory; lenitive; mitigative; mitigatory; palliative (moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear)

analgesic; analgetic; anodyne (capable of relieving pain)

tempering (moderating by making more temperate)

weakening (moderating by making pain or sorrow weaker)


intensifying (increasing in strength or intensity)

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