intemperance(redirected from intemperances)
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Lack of proper self-control, usually in reference to the use of alcoholic beverages. Compare: incontinence (2).
[L. intemperantia, fr. in-, neg. + temperantia, moderation]
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intemperanceLack of restraint in personal indulgence in any activity, such as alcoholic consumption, likely to be harmful in excess.
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