in-temperance

intemperance

[in-tem-per-uhns, -pruhns]
noun
1.
excessive or immoderate indulgence in alcoholic beverages.
2.
excessive indulgence of appetite or passion.
3.
lack of moderation or due restraint, as in action or speech.
4.
an act or instance of any of these: a long series of intemperances.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin intemperantia. See in-3, temperance

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intemperance

noun
1. the quality of being intemperate [ant: moderation
2. consumption of alcoholic drinks 
3. excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence; "the intemperance of their language" 
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