Many Indians regard it as a quasi-mythical place, a land of lush hills, temperate climate, martial men, and handsome women.
No wonder that our top three airports are also in temperate climes.
From a lazy young man about town, I had become active, energetic, temperate, and above all—oh, above all else—ambitious.
late 14c., of persons, "modest, forbearing, self-restrained," from Latin temperatus "restrained, regulated," from past participle of temperare "to moderate, regulate" (see temper (v.)). Applied to climates mid-15c.; temperate zone is attested from 1550s. Related: Temperately; temperateness.
temperate tem·per·ate (těm'pər-ĭt, těm'prĭt)
Exercising moderation and self-restraint.