contemperation

noun

Definition of contemperation

plural

-s

obsolete

  1. :  the act of contempering or state of being contempered :  accommodation; also :  something that contempers :  compromise

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Origin and Etymology of contemperation

Middle French, from Late Latin contemperation-, contemperatio, from Latin contemperatus (past participle of contemperare) + -ion-, -io -ion


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