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noun. ['ˈtɛmpɝəns, ˈtɛmprəns'] the trait of avoiding excesses.
- natural virtue
Rhymes with Temperance
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
noun. ['ˈtɛmpɝəns, ˈtɛmprəns'] the act of tempering.
noun. ['ˈtɛmpɝəns, ˈtɛmprəns'] abstaining from excess.