Moderately vs Temperately - What's the difference?

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Moderately is a related term of temperately.


As adverbs the difference between moderately and temperately

is that moderately is in a moderate manner while temperately is in a thoughtfully measured or regulated manner, eschewing extremes.

moderately

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a moderate manner.
  • During the debate, they disagreed plainly, but moderately .
  • To a moderate extent or degree.
  • They were at least moderately happy with their bonuses.

    temperately

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a thoughtfully measured or regulated manner, eschewing extremes.
  • 1601' ''My pulse, as yours, doth ' temperately keep time,
    ''And makes as healthful music: it is not madness
    ''That I have utter'd: bring me to the test,
    ''And I the matter will re-word; which madness
    Would gambol from.'' — Shakespeare, ''Hamlet , Act 3, Scene 4.