Synonyms for temperance
ˈtɛm pər əns, ˈtɛm prənstem·per·ance
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Habitual moderation in regard to the indulgence of the natural appetites and passions; restrained or moderate indulgence; moderation; as, temperance in eating and drinking; temperance in the indulgence of joy or mirth; specifically, moderation, and sometimes abstinence, in respect to using intoxicating liquors.
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Abstinence from food commonly signifies going without; abstemiousness, partaking moderately; abstinence may be for a single occasion, abstemiousness is habitual moderation. Self-denial is giving up what one wishes; abstinence may be refraining from what one does not desire. Fasting is abstinence from food for a limited time, and generally for religious reasons. Sobriety and temperance signify maintaining a quiet, even temper by moderate indulgence in some things, complete abstinence from others. We speak of temperance in eating, but of abstinence from vice. Total abstinence has come to signify the entire abstaining from intoxicating liquors.
The negative side of virtue is abstinence from vice.
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the trait of avoiding excesses
abstaining from excess
the act of tempering
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Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.
Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery.
A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
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- temperançaCatalan, Valencian
- umírněnost, uměníCzech
- Mäßigung, Enthaltsamkeit, Temperenz, Mäßigkeit im Alkoholgenuss, MäßigkeitGerman
- tyyneys, itsehillintä, raittius, kohtuus, maltti, kohtuullisuusFinnish
- tempérance, sobriétéFrench
- 禁酒, 節制Japanese
- matiging, gematigheidDutch
- powściągliwość, umiarkowaniePolish
- sobrietate, cumpătareRomanian
- сдержанность, трезвенность, умеренностьRussian
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