intemperance[in tem′pər əns]
intemperance definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a lack of temperance or restraint; immoderation
- excessive drinking of alcoholic liquor
intemperance definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Lack of temperance, as in the indulgence of an appetite or a passion.
- Excessive use of alcoholic beverages.