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intemperateness

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Synonyms and Antonyms of intemperateness

  1. 1 a propensity for extremes in one's actions, beliefs, or habits a talk show that seems to select political pundits mostly for their exhibitionistic intemperateness Synonyms excessiveness, exorbitance, immoderacy, immoderation, insobriety, intemperance, excess, nimietyRelated Words extravagance, prodigality; extremism, irrationality, radicalism, unreasonablenessAntonyms moderateness, moderation, temperance, temperateness

  2. 2 habitual or excessive drinking of intoxicants as far as the townspeople are concerned, the students at the local college seem to be far more noteworthy for their intemperateness than for their intellectualism Synonyms alcoholism, drunkenness, insobriety, intemperanceRelated Words inebriety, intoxication; bibulousness, dipsomania; debauchery, dissolutenessNear Antonyms abstention, abstinence, teetotalismAntonyms sobriety, temperance


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