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Temperance

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(1):

(v. t.) 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.

(2):

(v. t.) State with regard to heat or cold; temperature.

(3):

(v. t.) Moderation of passion; patience; calmness; sedateness.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Temperance'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/t/temperance.html. 1828.

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