voice of moderation

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of voice of moderation

:a person saying things that are reasonable and moderate
  • He has been a voice of moderation in the dispute.

Word by Word Definitions

voice play
  1. : sound produced by vertebrates by means of lungs, larynx, or syrinx

  2. : musical sound produced by the vocal folds and resonated by the cavities of head and throat

  3. : the power or ability to produce musical tones

  1. : to express in words : utter

  2. : to adjust for producing the proper musical sounds

  3. : to pronounce (a speech sound, such as a consonant) with voice

moderate play moderation
  1. : avoiding extremes of behavior or expression : observing reasonable limits

  2. : calm, temperate

  3. : tending toward the mean or average amount or dimension

  1. : to lessen the intensity or extremeness of

  2. : to preside over or act as chairman of

  3. : to act as a moderator

  1. : one who holds moderate views or who belongs to a group favoring a moderate course or program


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