Part of Speech: Noun
- Moderation in expressing feelings, in appetite, and in consumption of alcoholic drink; self-restraint.
- Total abstinence from alcoholic beverages; teetotalism
- At the party, she displayed great temperance by not accepting any drinks she was offered.
- Her temperance showed when she politely refused the snack, even though she was hungry.
Temperance (noun) – having self-control; not drinking alcohol