Definition of Temperately

1. Adverb. With restraint. "He used the privileges of his office temperately"

2. Adverb. Without extravagance. "These preferences are temperately stated"

Partainyms: Temperate

3. Adverb. In a sparing manner; without overindulgence. "Indulged temperately in cocktails"
Exact synonyms: Abstemiously
Partainyms: Abstemious, Temperate

Definition of Temperately

1. adv. In a temperate manner.

Definition of Temperately

1. Adverb. In a thoughtfully measured or regulated manner, eschewing extremes. ¹

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Definition of Temperately

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Temperately

temperate bacteriophage
temperate phage
temperate rain forest
temperate rainforest
temperate virus
temperate zone
temperate zones
temperature-compensated vaporiser
temperature-sensitive mutant
temperature change
temperature coefficient
temperature coefficients
temperature gradient
temperature inversion
temperature midpoint
temperature reduction
temperature scale

Literary usage of Temperately

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals of the Reformation and Establishment of Religion, and Other Various by John Strype (1824)
"... vice-chancellor of Cambridge; in answer to thc lord their chancellor: who had advised him to carry himself temperately towards the mayor and his company ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"When Maximin temperately urged the contrary practice of nations, he was still more confounded to find, that the resolutions of the Sacred Consistory, ..."

3. English Grammar, on the Productive System: A Method of Instruction Recently by Roswell Chamberlain Smith (1849)
"I have con sidered what have been said on both sides in this controversy;" " what lia been said." " If thou would be healthy, live temperately ;" " if thou ..."

4. The Book of the Church by Robert Southey (1824)
"... from principle not less than policy, Elizabeth had resolved to proceed mildly and temperately, as well as firmly, in establishing the reformed church. ..."

5. English Grammar on the Productive System: A Method of Instruction Recently by Roswell Chamberlain Smith (1841)
"If thou would be healthy, live temperately}" '' if thou ... unseen ;" " is " If thou would be healthy, live temperately." Which word is wrong in this ..."

6. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1881)
"... Mission of Toleration ; " and are models of clear and kindly thought in behalf of the Protestant Episcopal Church, forcibly but temperately expressed. ..."

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