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intemperance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of intemperance

  1. 1 habitual or excessive drinking of intoxicants in his harangue on the perils of drink, the prohibitionist claimed that intemperance has always been the number one destroyer of marriages Synonyms of intemperance alcoholism, drunkenness, insobriety, intemperateness Words Related to intemperance inebriety, intoxication; bibulousness, dipsomania; debauchery, dissoluteness Near Antonyms of intemperance abstention, abstinence, teetotalism Antonyms of intemperance sobriety, temperance

  2. 2 a propensity for extremes in one's actions, beliefs, or habits there's a wearisome intemperance in his verbal attacks against any and all who dare to disagree with him Synonyms of intemperance excessiveness, exorbitance, immoderacy, immoderation, insobriety, excess, intemperateness, nimietyWords Related to intemperance extravagance, prodigality; extremism, irrationality, radicalism, unreasonablenessAntonyms of intemperance moderateness, moderation, temperance, temperateness



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