The spirit of moderation, self control, temperance, restraint, and discretion. As a social ideal, the Ancient Greeks upheld the practice of sophrosyne, which means prudence and moderation but ultimately its complex meaning, so important to the ancients, is very difficult to convey in English. It is perhaps to some extent expressed by the two most famous sayings of the Oracle of Delphi: "Nothing in excess" and "Know thyself."
Lampoon: Lampoon is a composition that aims to ridicule someone or something through the use of satire. It is used as a noun. Its first usage dates back to 1645 and has been derived from the French word lampon.