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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·tem·per·ate /-p(ə)rət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·tem·per·ate /-p(ə)rət/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·tem·per·ate a.
 1. Indulging any appetite or passion to excess; immoderate in enjoyment or exertion.
 2. Specifically, addicted to an excessive or habitual use of alcoholic liquors.
 3. Excessive; ungovernable; inordinate; violent; immoderate; as, intemperate language, zeal, etc.; intemperate weather.
    Most do taste through fond intemperate thirst.   --Milton.
    Use not thy mouth to intemperate swearing.   --Ecclus. xxiii. 13.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·tem·per·ate v. t. To disorder. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes; "an
             intemperate climate"; "intemperate zones" [ant: temperate]
      2: excessive in behavior; "intemperate rage" [ant: temperate]
      3: given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially
         for intoxicating liquors