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temperate

adjective

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  1. 1 avoiding extremes in behavior or expression rather temperate in his appraisal of the movie, calling it good but not great Synonyms of temperate moderateWords Related to temperate controlled, curbed, disciplined, inhibited, restrained, self-controlled, self-denying, self-disciplined; calculated, deliberate, measured; levelheaded, rational, reasonable, sensible; average, mediocre, medium, modest, run-of-the-mill, run-of-the-mine (or run-of-mine), so-so; normal, ordinary, regular, routine, typical, usualNear Antonyms of temperate excessive, extreme, inordinate, radical; irrational, unreasonable, unreasoning; extremist, fanatic (or fanatical), rabid; unbridled, unchecked, uncontrolled, unrestrainedAntonyms of temperate immoderate, intemperate

  2. 2 marked by temperatures that are neither too high nor too low escaped a cold Midwestern winter by vacationing in a more temperate climate down south Synonyms of temperate balmy, equable, genial, gentle, mild, moderate, soft, clementWords Related to temperate clear, cloudless, fair, rainless, sunny, sunshiny; calm, halcyon, peaceful, placid, tranquil; delightful, fine, pleasantNear Antonyms of temperate blustering, blustery, breezy, gusty, rough, squally, stormy, windy; misty, rainy, showery; bleak, cloudy, dismal, foggy, gloomy, gray (also grey), hazy, overcast, sunless; bitter, dirty, foul, nasty, rawAntonyms of temperate harsh, inclement, intemperate, severe

  3. 3 given to or marked by restraint in the satisfaction of one's appetites a soft-spoken, serious-minded person of temperate habits Synonyms of temperate abstentious, abstinent, continent, self-abnegating, self-denying, sober, abstemiousWords Related to temperate ascetic (also ascetical), austere; disciplined, self-controlled, self-disciplined, self-governedNear Antonyms of temperate gluttonous, greedy, rapacious, voracious; Cyrenaic, hedonistic, self-pleasing, sensual, sybaritic, voluptuous, voluptuary; masturbatory, onanisticAntonyms of temperate self-indulgent


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