Associations to the word «Temperance»

Wiktionary

TEMPERANCE, noun. Habitual moderation in regard to the indulgence of the natural appetites and passions; restrained or moderate indulgence; moderation; as, temperance in eating and drinking; temperance in the indulgence of joy or mirth; specifically, moderation, and sometimes abstinence, in respect to using intoxicating liquors.
TEMPERANCE, noun. Moderation of passion; patience; calmness; sedateness.
TEMPERANCE, noun. (obsolete) State with regard to heat or cold; temperature.
TEMPERANCE, proper noun. A female given name.
TEMPERANCE, proper noun. (tarot) The fourteenth trump or major arcana card in most traditional Tarot decks.

Dictionary definition

TEMPERANCE, noun. The trait of avoiding excesses.
TEMPERANCE, noun. Abstaining from excess.
TEMPERANCE, noun. The act of tempering.

Wise words

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