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English adjective: intemperate

1. intemperate (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes


SamplesAn intemperate climate.
Intemperate zones.


See alsoinclement


Antonymstemperate

2. intemperate excessive in behavior


SamplesIntemperate rage.


Similarbig, heavy


See alsoimmoderate, intense


Antonymstemperate

3. intemperate given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors


SamplesA hard drinker.


Synonymshard, heavy


Similarindulgent


Antonymsnonindulgent, strict









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