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English noun: temperance

1. temperance (attribute) the trait of avoiding excesses


Broader (hypernym)control, natural virtue, restraint

Narrower (hyponym)abstemiousness, dryness, sobriety


2. temperance (act) abstaining from excess


Broader (hypernym)abstinence

3. temperance (act) the act of tempering

Broader (hypernym)combination, combining, compounding

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