Intemperance

Definition of Intemperance

In`tem´per`ance
n.1.
1.The act of becoming, or state of being, intemperate; excess in any kind of action or indulgence; any immoderate indulgence of the appetites or passions.
God is in every creature; be cruel toward none, neither abuse any by intemperance.
- Jer. Taylor.
Some, as thou sawest, by violent stroke shall die,
By fire, flood, famine, by intemperance more
In meats and drinks.
- Milton.
2.Habitual or excessive indulgence in alcoholic liquors.

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