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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.
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|Noun||1.||intemperateness - consumption of alcoholic drinks|
vice - a specific form of evildoing; "vice offends the moral standards of the community"
|2.||intemperateness - excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence; "the intemperance of their language"|
dissipation, licentiousness, profligacy, dissolution, looseness - dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
jag - a bout of drinking or drug taking
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