Definition of Intemperateness

1. Noun. Consumption of alcoholic drinks.

Exact synonyms: Intemperance
Generic synonyms: Vice
Specialized synonyms: Boozing, Crapulence, Drink, Drinking, Drunkenness
Derivative terms: Intemperate



2. Noun. Excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence. "The intemperance of their language"

Definition of Intemperateness

1. n. The state of being intemperate; excessive indulgence of any appetite or passion; as, intemperateness in eating or drinking.

Definition of Intemperateness

1. Noun. The quality of being intemperate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intemperateness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intemperateness

intelligentsia
intelligentsias
intelligibility
intelligible
intelligibleness
intelligibly
intemerate
intemerateness
intemperament
intemperance
intemperances
intemperancy
intemperant
intemperate
intemperately
intemperateness (current term)
intemperature
intemperaunce
intempestive
intempestively
intempestivity
intenable
intence
intencely
intend
intendance
intendances
intendancies
intendancy
intendant

Literary usage of Intemperateness

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

1. A commentary on the Psalms of David [tr. based on that of A. Golding]. by Jean [comms. on the Bible] Calvin (1840)
"Although there may have been some intemperateness in the prophet's expressions, which I have confessed to be ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1847)
"... Piso call it 17"an innate burning intemperateness, turning blood and choler into melancholy." Both these opinions may stand good, as Bruel maintains, ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"... that there is a " psychic factor " which is an "efficient cause " in evolution. Psychologists know Dr. Nichols' hobby and allow for his intemperateness. ..."

4. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"Their countenances do declare the intemperateness of the air and region of Darien ; for they are yellow, like unto them that have the yellow jaundice ..."

5. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"... the statement of them is so completely harmless at this day, and so entirely void of intemperateness, that we are disposed to permit the author and ..."

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