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Definition 1: excessive in behavior - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where intemperate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • intemperate rage

(intemperate is similar to ...) prodigious

"big spender" "big eater" "heavy investor"

(means also ...) possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

"intense heat" "intense anxiety" "intense desire" "intense emotion" "the skunk's intense acrid odor" "intense pain" "enemy fire was intense"

(means also ...) beyond reasonable limits

"immoderate laughter" "immoderate spending"

Definition 2: (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where intemperate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an intemperate climate
  • intemperate zones

(means also ...) (of weather or climate) severe

Definition 3: given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where intemperate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a hard drinker

Synonyms for intemperate in the sense of this definition

(intemperate is similar to ...) characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone

"indulgent grandparents"

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