intemperance definition

  • noun:
    • insufficient temperance, like in the indulgence of an appetite or a passion.
    • exorbitant use of alcoholic beverages.
    • not enough moderation or temperance; excess
    • Drunkenness; gluttony
    • The work of becoming, or state of being, intemperate; excess in any sorts of activity or indulgence; any immoderate indulgence associated with appetites or passions.
    • Habitual or extortionate indulgence in alcohol liquors.
    • the caliber of being intemperate; decreased temperance or moderation; immoderateness or excess in every sort of activity; exorbitant indulgence of any enthusiasm or desire for food.
    • In a restricted good sense, exorbitant indulgence in intoxicating beverage; habitual not enough temperance in beverage, with or without actual drunkenness.
    • the caliber of becoming intemperate
    • excess for action and immoderate indulgence of actual appetites, particularly in passion or indulgence
    • usage of alcohol beverages

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