Definition of intemperate adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    intemperate

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪnˈtɛmpərət//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1showing a lack of control over yourself intemperate language opposite temperate
  2. 2 regularly drinking too much alcohol
intemperance
 
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NAmE//ɪnˈtɛmpərəns//
 
noun [uncountable]
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