intemperance

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French intempérance, from Latin intemperantia

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɛmpɛrəns/

Noun[edit]

intemperance (plural intemperances)

  1. Lack of moderation or temperance; excess
  2. Drunkenness; gluttony

References[edit]

  • OED2