Antonyms of adj temperate

3 senses of temperate

Sense 1
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")

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

Sense 2
temperate (vs. intemperate) -- (not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking")

intemperate (vs. temperate) -- (excessive in behavior; "intemperate rage")
        => big (prenominal), heavy (prenominal) -- (prodigious; "big spender"; "big eater"; "heavy investor")

Sense 3
moderate, temperate -- (not extreme; "a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism")

INDIRECT (VIA mild) -> intense -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

Similarity of adj temperate

3 senses of temperate

Sense 1
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")
          Also See-> clement#1

Sense 2
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")
          Also See-> mild#1; moderate#1

Sense 3
moderate, temperate -- (not extreme; "a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism")
       => mild (vs. intense) -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")

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