HyperDic: intemperate

English > 3 senses of the word intemperate:
ADJECTIVEallintemperate(of weather or climate) not mild
allintemperateexcessive in behavior
allintemperate, hard, heavygiven to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
intemperate > pronunciation
Soundsihnteh'mperaht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > intemperate: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes / extremes.
Examples
  • "an intemperate climate"
  • "intemperate zones"
See alsoinclement(of weather or climate) severe
Oppositetemperate(of weather or climate) free from extremes / extremes
Spanishriguroso, severo
Catalanrigorós, sever
English > intemperate: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningexcessive in behavior.
Example"intemperate rage"
Narrowerbig, heavyprodigious
See alsoimmoderateBeyond reasonable limits
intensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Oppositetemperatenot extreme / extreme in behavior
Spanishdesaforado, inmoderado
Nounsintemperatenessexcess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence
Adverbsintemperatelyindulging excessively
English > intemperate: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninggiven to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors.
Synonymshard, heavy
BroaderindulgentCharacterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
Spanishexcesivo, inmoderado, intemperado
Nounsintemperatenessexcess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence
intemperatenessconsumption of alcoholic drinks

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