Definition Of intemperance


lack of moderation or restraint.

his occasional intemperance of tone

Example Of intemperance

  • a warning about female intemperance

  • An intemperate man has strong temptation to plead: he began with conviviality, and only arrives at solitary intemperance as the ultimate degradation.

  • But their campaigns also assisted the temperance movement in its quest to curb intemperance .

  • By his lying, stupidity and intemperance Lee has tarnished the club's image and caused embarrassment to supporters.

  • his occasional intemperance of tone

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