intemperateness
noun see intemperate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Intemperateness — In*tem per*ate*ness, n. 1. The state of being intemperate; excessive indulgence of any appetite or passion; as, intemperateness in eating or drinking. [1913 Webster] 2. Severity of weather; inclemency. Boyle. [1913 Webster] By unseasonable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intemperateness — index exaggeration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • intemperateness — See intemperately. * * * …   Universalium

  • intemperateness — n. lack of moderation, overindulgence; lack of self control, lack of restraint (in speech or actions) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intemperateness — in·tem·per·ate·ness …   English syllables

  • intemperateness — noun 1. consumption of alcoholic drinks • Syn: ↑intemperance • Derivationally related forms: ↑intemperate • Hypernyms: ↑vice • Hyponyms: ↑drink, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • intemperance — noun 1. the quality of being intemperate • Ant: ↑temperance • Hypernyms: ↑unrestraint • Hyponyms: ↑gluttony 2. consumption of alcoholic drinks • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-indulgence — noun 1. an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑indulgence • Derivationally related forms: ↑self indulgent, ↑indulge (for: ↑indulgence) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Distemperature — Dis*tem per*a*ture (?; 135), n. 1. Bad temperature; intemperateness; excess of heat or cold, or of other qualities; as, the distemperature of the air. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Disorder; confusion. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Disorder of body; slight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intemperature — In*tem per*a*ture (?; 135), n. [Cf. OF. intemperature.] Intemperateness. [Obs.] Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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