Antonyms of adj intemperate

3 senses of intemperate

Sense 1
intemperate (vs. temperate) -- ((of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes; "an intemperate climate"; "intemperate zones")

temperate (vs. intemperate) -- ((of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate; "a temperate region"; "the temperate zones"; "temperate plants")
        => cold-temperate -- (the colder parts of temperate waters)
        => equable -- (not varying; "an equable climate")

Sense 2
intemperate (vs. temperate) -- (excessive in behavior; "intemperate rage")

temperate (vs. intemperate) -- (not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking")
        => abstemious, light (prenominal) -- (marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious with the use of adverbs"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper")
        => moderate, restrained -- (marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes; "moderate in his demands"; "restrained in his response")

Sense 3
intemperate, hard, heavy -- (given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors; "a hard drinker")

INDIRECT (VIA indulgent) -> nonindulgent, strict -- (characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint)

Similarity of adj intemperate

3 senses of intemperate

Sense 1
intemperate (vs. temperate) -- ((of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes; "an intemperate climate"; "intemperate zones")
          Also See-> inclement#1

Sense 2
intemperate (vs. temperate) -- (excessive in behavior; "intemperate rage")
       => big (prenominal), heavy (prenominal) -- (prodigious; "big spender"; "big eater"; "heavy investor")
          Also See-> immoderate#1; intense#1

Sense 3
intemperate, hard, heavy -- (given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors; "a hard drinker")
       => indulgent (vs. nonindulgent) -- (characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents")

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