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English noun: temperance

1. temperance (attribute) the trait of avoiding excesses


Synonymsmoderation


Broader (hypernym)control, natural virtue, restraint


Narrower (hyponym)abstemiousness, dryness, sobriety


Antonymsintemperance

2. temperance (act) abstaining from excess


Synonymssobriety


Broader (hypernym)abstinence

3. temperance (act) the act of tempering


Broader (hypernym)combination, combining, compounding









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