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Definition of "intemperateness" [in•tem•per•ate•ness]

  • The quality of being intemperate. (noun)

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Use "intemperateness" in a sentence
  • "With such prudence of the humors, with God's help, you will keep far away the intemperateness which is the cause of early aging and an early death."
  • "Ms. Gornick reflects on the "raging intemperateness" of the era's feminist rhetoric—"marriage is an institution of oppression"; "love is rape"; "sleeping with the enemy"—and realizes now that reform wasn't the goal."
  • "Three reporters from Arizona, on the condition of anonymity, also let me in on another incident involving McCain's intemperateness."
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