intemperance: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (in-tem'pur-uns, -pruns), [key]
- excessive or immoderate indulgence in alcoholic beverages.
- excessive indulgence of appetite or passion.
- lack of moderation or due restraint, as in action or speech.
- an act or instance of any of these: a long series of intemperances.
- intemperance (Thesaurus)