Adjective "Temperance" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Temperance


    Definition:

    1. moderation or self-restraint in action, statement, etc.; self-control.

    2. habitual moderation in the indulgence of a natural appetite or passion, especially in the use of alcoholic liquors.

    3. total abstinence from alcoholic liquors.

    Examples:

    "reformers can be temperance."