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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence; Consumption of alcoholic drinks.

Usage examples (33)
  • A youth of sensuality and intemperance delivers over to old age a worn-out body.
  • The intemperance of their language
  • Noun : a long series of intemperances
  • In all these cases the idea of intemperance is excluded. for more
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