What is the negative form of the word "extreme" for this context:
Temperature/climate insignificantly influences the production of honey due to
the ______(non-extreme)______ temperature during monsoon season.
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A common antonym of extreme, in contexts ranging from weather to politics, is moderate:
- Average in amount, intensity, quality, or degree. ‘we walked at a moderate pace’
- (of a person, party, or policy) not radical or excessively right- or left-wing. ‘a moderate reform program’
- Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme: a moderate price.
- Not violent or subject to extremes; mild or calm; temperate: a moderate climate.
- Of medium or average quantity or extent.
- Of limited or average quality; mediocre.
- Opposed to radical or extreme views or measures, especially in politics or religion.
neither very great nor very small in amount, size, strength, or degree
Cook the spinach over a moderate heat.
A moderate earthquake shook the San Francisco bay area this afternoon.
We need more housing for moderate-income families.
This is a new drug for treating mild to moderate depression.