They had a temperate discussion.
He is a temperate man.
Recent Examples on the WebThat’s led to all sorts of new threats, like the 2021 heatwave that killed more than 1,400 people in the typically temperate Pacific Northwest.—Justine Calma, The Verge, 14 Nov. 2023 The ultimate romantic getaway for outdoorsy types, this vast final frontier region supplies a stunning mix of terrain — glacial fjords, sparkling lakes, temperate rain forests, and mountain peaks — for hiking and kayaking as well as unparalleled stargazing far away from light pollution.—Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 6 Nov. 2023 The Problem: Oregon is known for its temperate maritime climate, with summertime temperatures usually topping out in the 70s in the western part of the state.—Krista Langlois, Outside Online, 10 Mar. 2023 Tokyo has always been a major tourist destination, particularly in late March through early April, when billowy cherry blossoms take center stage and temperate weather is the norm.—Kristin Braswell, Travel + Leisure, 25 Sep. 2023 When the weather is temperate, Paradiso’s patio is one of the best seats in Dallas, shaded by trees and tucked away from street noise but right in the heart of the Bishop Arts District.—Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 19 Sep. 2023 Best Times to Visit Italy by Region Best Times to Visit the Italian Coast
Spring, summer, and autumn are often heralded as the best times to visit Italy, particularly in temperate coastal towns where extreme weather isn't a concern.—Rocky Casale, Travel + Leisure, 11 Aug. 2023 Unique species are also threatened by adverse changes to the climate of the diverse ecosystems that include tropical and subtropical rainforests, temperate coniferous forest and cold deserts, the report said.—Kathleen Magramo, CNN, 20 June 2023 For the most favorable prices, crowds, and weather, time your trip for Spain's beautifully temperate spring.—Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 13 Aug. 2023 See More
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Middle English temperat, temperate "restrained, moderate in nature or habits, having the bodily humors in balanced proportion, moderate in temperature or climate," borrowed from Latin temperātus "(of persons) restrained, (of temperature or climate) moderate, between extremes," from past participle of temperāre "to exercise moderation, moderate" — more at temper entry 2