moderatism definition

  • noun:
    • A doctrine of moderation (in almost any area)
    • Moderation in doctrines or viewpoint, especially in politics or religion.
    • The state or character to be modest, in every good sense.
    • especially [capitalized] The attitude and practice of the Moderates in the Church of Scotland. See moderate, n. .
    • a political philosophy of steering clear of the extremes of left and right if you take a moderate place or course of action

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