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One entry found for temperance.
Entry Word: temperance
Function: noun
Text: an avoidance of extremes in one's actions, beliefs, or habits <Mr. Grindell attributes his ripe old age to temperance in all things, especially eating and drinking>
Synonyms moderateness, moderation, temperateness
Related Words constraint, control, discipline, restraint, self-control, self-discipline; asceticism, austerity, frugality, mortification, sacrifice, self-denial, self-deprivation; abnegation, abstention, avoidance, eschewal, forbearance; modesty, rationality, reasonableness; abstinence, soberness, sobriety
Near Antonyms excess, superfluity; extremeness, extremity; unconstraint, unrestraint; extremism, radicalness; irrationality, unreasonableness
Antonyms excessiveness, immoderacy, intemperance, intemperateness