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intemperateness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  Severity  of  weather;  inclemency.  --Boyle. 
 
  By  unseasonable  weather,  by  intemperateness  of  the 
  air  or  meteors.  --Sir  M.  Hale. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intemperateness 
  n  1:  consumption  of  alcoholic  drinks  [syn:  {intemperance}] 
  2:  immoderate  indulgence  of  bodily  appetites  [syn:  {intemperance}, 
  {self-indulgence}] 




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