By: Sarah Marshall
n. 1. Moderation in expressing feelings, in appetite, and in consumption of alcoholic drink; self-restraint.
2. Total abstinence from alcoholic beverages; teetotalism.
Synonyms & Antonyms
- In their enthusiasm to have the working classes go teetotal, tea was regularly offered at temperance meetings as a substitute for alcohol.
- The first temperance meeting I ever attended was in the large hall of this church.
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