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English → English (WordNet) Definition: temperance temperance n 1: the trait of avoiding excesses [syn: moderation] [ant: intemperance] 2: abstaining from excess [syn: sobriety] 3: the act of tempering
English → English (gcide) Definition: Temperance Temperance \Tem"per*ance\, n. [L. temperantia: cf. F. temp['e]rance. See Temper, v. t.] 1. Habitual moderation in regard to the indulgence of the natural appetites and passions; restrained or moderate indulgence; moderation; as, temperance in eating and drinking; temperance in the indulgence of joy or mirth; specifically, moderation, and sometimes abstinence, in respect to using intoxicating liquors. [1913 Webster] 2. Moderation of passion; patience; calmness; sedateness. [R.] “A gentleman of all temperance.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] He calmed his wrath with goodly temperance. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. State with regard to heat or cold; temperature. [Obs.] “Tender and delicate temperance.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Temperance society, an association formed for the purpose of diminishing or stopping the use of alcoholic liquors as a beverage. [1913 Webster]


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