Intemperance definition

ĭn-tĕmpər-əns, -prəns
Lack of temperance, as in the indulgence of an appetite or a passion.
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Excessive use of alcoholic beverages.
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A lack of temperance or restraint; immoderation.
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Excessive drinking of alcoholic liquor.
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Lack of moderation or temperance; excess.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
intemperance
Plural:
intemperances

Origin of intemperance

  • From Middle French intempérance, from Latin intemperantia

    From Wiktionary