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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Excessive in behavior; (of weather or climate) not mild adj. - Given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors.

Usage examples (37)
  • An intemperate climate
  • People called him on it (some perhaps in intemperate ways, others not, but they were right and he was mistaken).
  • They are not what would be called intemperate, nor are they licentious.
  • The intemperate are the persons to whom these expostulations should be addressed. for more
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