I noun abstemiousness, abstinence, alleviation, assuagement, avoidance of extremes, balance, calmness, composure, conservatism, constraint, continence, continentia, control, coolness, deliberateness, diminution, dispassionateness, economy, equanimity, fairness, forbearance, frugality, gentleness, innocuousness, justice, lack of excess, lenience, leniency, lenity, limitation, mean, mildness, mitigation, moderateness, moderatism, modus, nonviolence, palliation, patience, quiet, reasonableness, reduction, regulation, restraint, restriction, sedateness, self-control, sobriety, steadiness, temperance, temperantia, temperateness, thrift, thriftiness II index composure, continence, control (restriction), lenience, mitigation, regulation (management), remission, restraint, temperance

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