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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “intemperate”

intemperate

adjective
 
 
/ɪnˈtem.pər.ət/ US  /-pɚ-/ formal
(of a person or their behaviour or speech) not controlled and too extreme or violent
(人或其言行)無節制的,過激的,放縱的
an intemperate outburst
毫無節制的情感爆發
intemperate language
過激的語言
The governor said he would not be provoked into intemperate action.
州長說他不會因被激怒而採取過激行動。
Uncontrolled
intemperately
 
 
/ɪnˈtem.pər.ət.li/ US  /-pɚ-/ adverb
intemperance
 
 
/ɪnˈtem.pər.ənts/ US  /-pɚ-/ noun [U]
(Definition of intemperate from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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