moderatism

noun

mod·​er·​at·​ism
ˈmäd(ə)rə̇tˌizəm,
-ə̇ˌtiz-
plural -s
: moderation in doctrines or opinions
specifically : the opinions or policy of a moderate party or group in politics or religion

Word History

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moderatism was in 1737

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“Moderatism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moderatism. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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