Meaning of intemperate


Pronunciation: (in-tem'pur-it, -prit), [key]
— adj.
  1. given to or characterized by excessive or immoderate indulgence in alcoholic beverages.
  2. immoderate in indulgence of appetite or passion.
  3. not temperate; unrestrained; unbridled.
  4. extreme in temperature, as climate.
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