HyperDic: intemperance

English > 3 senses of the word intemperance:
NOUNattributeintemperancethe quality of being intemperate
actintemperance, intemperatenessconsumption of alcoholic drinks
actintemperance, intemperateness, self-indulgenceexcess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence
English > intemperance: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being intemperate.
Narrowergluttonyhabitual eating to excess
BroaderunrestraintThe quality of lacking restraint
Oppositetemperance, moderationThe trait of avoiding / avoiding excesses
Spanishintemperancia
Catalanintemperància
English > intemperance: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningconsumption of alcoholic drinks.
Synonymintemperateness
Narrowerdrink, drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulenceThe act of drinking / drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
BroaderviceA specific form of evildoing
English > intemperance: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningexcess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence.
Example"the intemperance of their language"
Synonymsintemperateness, self-indulgence
NarrowerjagA bout of drinking or drug taking
profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, loosenessdissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
spree, flingA brief indulgence of your impulses
Broaderindulgence, indulging, pampering, humoringThe act of indulging or gratifying a desire
Spanishintemperancia
Catalanintemperància

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