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1. intemperate

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛmpɝət'] excessive in behavior.

Synonyms

  • big
  • immoderate
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • moderate
  • mild
  • small
  • little

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • temperate (English)
  • temperatus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word intemperate


1. Verb, base form
He said that Asian countries tended toward despotism due to intemperate climates.

2. intemperate

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛmpɝət'] given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors.

Synonyms

  • hard
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • superficial
  • unsaturated
  • dull

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • temperate (English)
  • temperatus (Latin)

3. intemperate

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛmpɝət'] (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes.

Antonyms

  • temperate

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • temperate (English)
  • temperatus (Latin)
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