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intemperance

in·tem·per·ance

intemperance

 
pronunciation:
In tem p rns [or] In tem prns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: lack of restraint in the indulgence of an appetite, esp. the consumption of alcohol.
Her husband's intemperance was causing him to miss work due to frequent hangovers.
antonyms:
temperance
similar words:
drink, excess
definition 2: lack of restraint in speech or behavior.
antonyms:
temperance
similar words:
abandon