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1. temperance

noun. ['ˈtɛmpɝəns, ˈtɛmprəns'] the trait of avoiding excesses.

Synonyms

  • control
  • restraint
  • natural virtue
  • moderation
  • sobriety
  • abstemiousness

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • injustice
  • imprudence
  • immoderation

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Rhymes with Temperance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Sentences with temperance


1. Noun, singular or mass
A huge win for temperance advocates, the new law made alcoholic beverages illegal in America.

Quotes about temperance


1. The ethos of redemption is realied in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
- Pope John Paul II, Blessed Are the Pure of Heart: Catechesis on the Sermon on the Mount and Writings of St. Paul

2. The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
- Pope John Paul II

3. Only add Deeds to thy knowledge answerable; add faith; Add virtue, patience, temperance; add love, By name to come called charity, the soul Of all the rest: then wilt thou not be loath To leave this Paradise; but shalt possess A paradise within thee, happier far.
- John Milton

2. temperance

noun. ['ˈtɛmpɝəns, ˈtɛmprəns'] the act of tempering.

Synonyms

  • compounding
  • combining

Antonyms

  • emotionality
  • inactivity
  • derestrict

3. temperance

noun. ['ˈtɛmpɝəns, ˈtɛmprəns'] abstaining from excess.

Synonyms

  • abstinence

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • unskillfulness
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