moderating

Definitions of moderating
  1. adjective
    lessening in intensity or strength
    Synonyms:
    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
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    Antonyms:
    intensifying
    increasing in strength or intensity
    aggravating, exacerbating, exasperating
    making worse
    augmentative, enhancive
    intensifying by augmentation and enhancement
    deepening, thickening
    accumulating and becoming more intense
    heightening
    reaching a higher intensity
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