Temperance

Part of Speech: Noun

Definitions

  1. Moderation in expressing feelings, in appetite, and in consumption of alcoholic drink; self-restraint.
  2. Total abstinence from alcoholic beverages; teetotalism

Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms

- restraint

- control

- abnegation


Antonyms

- allowance

- carelessness

- indulgence

Sentences

  1. At the party, she displayed great temperance by not accepting any drinks she was offered.
  2. Her temperance showed when she politely refused the snack, even though she was hungry.
Temperance (noun) – having self-control; not drinking alcohol