There is in their actions every evidence of intemperance.
Because of ignorance or intemperance, lack of willpower or brainpower, people choose badly.
It behooves him to throw us off the scent now by accusing me of intemperance.
All applicants must be of good moral character, clean habits and free from evidence of intemperance.
Word Origin and History for intemperance
early 15c., from Middle French intemperance (14c.), from Latin intemperantia "intemperateness, immoderation, excess," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + temperantia (see temperance). Originally of climate; meaning "lack of moderation" in English is from 1540s.