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Temperance

Tem´per`ance
n.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.
2.Moderation of passion; patience; calmness; sedateness.
He calmed his wrath with goodly temperance.
- Spenser.
3.State with regard to heat or cold; temperature.
Temperance society
an association formed for the purpose of diminishing or stopping the use of alcoholic liquors as a beverage.
Noun1.temperance - the trait of avoiding excesses
Synonyms: moderation
Antonyms:
intemperance - the quality of being intemperate
2.temperance - abstaining from excess
Synonyms: sobriety
3.temperance - the act of tempering
Rechabitism, abnegation, abstemiousness, asceticism, austerity, calm, calmness, cardinal virtues, charity, conservatism, constraint, continence, control, cool, dispassion, eschewal, evenness, faith, forgoing, fortitude, gentleness, golden mean, gravity, happy medium, hope, impartiality, judiciousness, juste-milieu, justice, lenity, love, measure, meden agan, middle way, mildness, moderateness, moderation, moderationism, mortification, natural virtues, neutrality, nonviolence, nothing in excess, pacifism, prohibition, prudence, reasonableness, refrainment, repose, restraint, sacrifice, sedateness, self-abnegation, self-control, self-denial, self-discipline, self-restraint, serenity, seriousness, sober-mindedness, soberness, sobersidedness, sobersides, solemnity, stability, staidness, steadiness, supernatural virtues, teetotalism, temperateness, theological virtues, tranquillity, undrunkenness, unexcessiveness, unextravagance, unextremeness, uninebriatedness, unintoxicatedness, via media
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