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intemperate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of intemperate

  1. 1 showing no signs of being under control <intemperate anger that is so extreme that the man should be in therapy> Synonyms abandoned, rampant, raw, runaway, unbounded, unbridled, unchecked, uncontrolled, unhampered, unhindered, unrestrainedRelated Words uncontrollable, ungovernable; barbaric, hog wild, riotous, uninhibited, wildNear Antonyms moderate, temperedAntonyms bridled, checked, constrained, controlled, curbed, governed, hampered, hindered, restrained, temperate

  2. 2 given to excessive use of alcoholic beverages <a serious course in wine appreciation that does not welcome intemperate drinkers and party animals> Synonyms bibulous, drunken, crapulous, sottishRelated Words debauched, dissipated, dissolute; drunk, high, inebriated, intoxicated, loaded [slang], soused, tipsyNear Antonyms clearheaded, sober, straight; abstemious, abstinent, teetotalAntonyms temperate




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