Synonyms and Antonyms of intemperate
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 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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