English adjective: temperate
|1.||temperate (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate|
|Samples||A temperate region.|
The temperate zones.
|2.||temperate not extreme in behavior|
|Samples||Temperate in his habits.|
A temperate response to an insult.
Temperate in his eating and drinking.
|Similar||abstemious, light, moderate, restrained|
|See also||mild, moderate|
|3.||temperate not extreme|
|Samples||A moderate penalty.|
Temperate in his response to criticism.