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in·tem·per·ance

(in-tem'pĕr-ăns),
Lack of proper self-control, usually in reference to the use of alcoholic beverages. Compare: incontinence (2).
[L. intemperantia, fr. in-, neg. + temperantia, moderation]

intemperance

Lack of restraint in personal indulgence in any activity, such as alcoholic consumption, likely to be harmful in excess.
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The Philippines is in many ways blessed by a vibrant, although sometimes intemperate, leadership.
Respect EU decision AS a very young child, still partly in a state of infantile omnipotence, I would often lose at a simple game in an intemperate and petulant manner.
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The BJP also said there was a virtual competition going on between the Trinamool Congress chief and her leaders in use of "intemperate" language against the BJP leadership.
Will you?" A Labour councillor, who wished to remain anonymous, said: "This intemperate use of language by Ralph is wholly inappropriate and entirely out of proportion given the mundane concerns he is expressing.
Because of my positive experiences of the health service in Wales, I am especially incensed by the vitriolic, intemperate attack on our health service and its governance by the Prime Minister (Western Mail, April 12).
In his Republic Day- eve address on Saturday, President Pranab Mukherjee had warned against the dangers of intemperate populism, saying " populist anarchy" could not be a " substitute for governance".
"That is a serious issue, not intemperate language from me, which I am happy to withdraw."
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Character assassination and intemperate language are a distracting sideshow from the real debate, which is "What do Scots want for their country?" The media have a responsibility to provide all viewpoints to allow us to examine their merits.
Other people may well have over-indulged with their intemperate use of words and others their intemperate actions.