the quality of being intemperate
consumption of alcoholic drinks
intemperance, intemperateness, self-indulgence(noun)
excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence
"the intemperance of their language"
Lack of moderation or temperance; excess
the act of becoming, or state of being, intemperate; excess in any kind of action or indulgence; any immoderate indulgence of the appetites or passions
specifically: Habitual or excessive indulgence in alcoholic liquors
Origin: [F. intemprance, L. intemperantia. See In- not, and Temperance.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-tem′pėr-ans, n. want of due restraint: excess of any kind: habitual indulgence in intoxicating liquor.—n. Intem′perant, one who is intemperate.—adj. Intem′perate, indulging to excess any appetite or passion: given to an immoderate use of intoxicating liquors: passionate: exceeding the usual degree: immoderate.—adv. Intem′perately.—n. Intem′perateness.
The numerical value of intemperance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of intemperance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Poverty is not dishonourable in itself, but only when it arises from idleness, intemperance, extravagance, and folly.
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