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English definition of “intemperate”

intemperate

adjective uk   /ɪnˈtem.pər.ət/ us    /-pɚ-/ formal
(of a person or their behaviour or speech) not controlled and too extreme or violent: an intemperate outburst intemperate language The governor said he would not be provoked into intemperate action.Uncontrolled
intemperately
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
intemperance
noun [U] uk   /-əns/ us  
(Definition of intemperate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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