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in·tem·per·ate

 (ĭn-tĕm′pər-ĭt, -prĭt)
adj.
1. Not temperate or moderate, especially in rhetoric or tone; unrestrained: an intemperate denunciation. See Synonyms at excessive.
2. Given to excessive drinking of alcoholic beverages.

in·tem′per·ate·ly adv.
in·tem′per·ate·ness n.

intemperate

(ɪnˈtɛmpərɪt; -prɪt)
adj
1. consuming alcoholic drink habitually or to excess
2. indulging bodily appetites to excess; immoderate
3. unrestrained: intemperate rage.
4. (Physical Geography) extreme or severe: an intemperate climate.
inˈtemperance, inˈtemperateness n
inˈtemperately adv

in•tem•per•ate

(ɪnˈtɛm pər ɪt, -prɪt)

adj.
1. given to or characterized by excessive or immoderate indulgence in alcoholic beverages.
2. immoderate in indulgence of appetite or passion.
3. showing lack of moderation or due restraint, as in action or speech; unrestrained; unbridled.
4. extreme in temperature, as climate.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
in•tem′per•ate•ly, adv.
in•tem′per•ate•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intemperate - (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes; "an intemperate climate"; "intemperate zones"
inclement - (of weather or climate) severe
temperate - (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate; "a temperate region"; "the temperate zones"; "temperate plants"
2.intemperate - excessive in behavior; "intemperate rage"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
immoderate - beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"
temperate - not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking"
3.intemperate - given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors; "a hard drinker"
indulgent - characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents"

intemperate

Translations

intemperate

[ɪnˈtempərɪt] ADJ [person] (= immoderate) → desmedido, destemplado; (= drunken) → dado a la bebida, que bebe con exceso; [climate] → inclemente

intemperate

[ɪnˈtɛmpərət] adj
[language, remark] → exagéré(e)
The tone of the article is intemperate → Le ton de l'article est exagéré.
(old-fashioned) (drinking too much)intempérant(e)

intemperate

adj
person (= lacking moderation)unmäßig, maßlos; (= addicted to drink)trunksüchtig
climateextrem; windheftig; zeal, hasteübermäßig
language, commentausfallend, unbeherrscht

intemperate

[ɪnˈtɛmprɪt] (frm) adj (remarks, response, opinion) → privo/a di autocontrollo; (climate) → rigido/a; (habits) → smoderato/a; (person, lacking moderation) → intemperante; (drinking too much) → intemperante nel bere
References in classic literature ?
It is not impossible that these circumstances may have occasionally betrayed me into intemperances of expression which I did not intend; it is certain that I have frequently felt a struggle between sensibility and moderation; and if the former has in some instances prevailed, it must be my excuse that it has been neither often nor much.
Or is the same control to be extended to other artists, and are they also to be prohibited from exhibiting the opposite forms of vice and intemperance and meanness and indecency in sculpture and building and the other creative arts; and is he who cannot conform to this rule of ours to be prevented from practising his art in our State, lest the taste of our citizens be corrupted by him?
Millward,' suggested he, when at length that gentleman paused in his discourse, 'that when a child may be naturally prone to intemperance - by the fault of its parents or ancestors, for instance - some precautions are advisable?