Definitions for: Intemperateness


[n] immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites
[n] consumption of alcoholic drinks



Webster (1913) Definition: In*tem`per*ate*ness, n.
1. The state of being intemperate; excessive indulgence of
any appetite or passion; as, intemperateness in eating or
drinking.

2. Severity of weather; inclemency. --Boyle.

By unseasonable weather, by intemperateness of the
air or meteors. --Sir M. Hale.

Synonyms: intemperance, self-indulgence

See Also: boozing, crapulence, dissipation, dissolution, drink, drinking, drunkenness, jag, licentiousness, profligacy, vice

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