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synonyms for intemperance

  • alcoholism
  • drunkenness
  • immoderation
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How to use intemperance in a sentence

On the other hand, many men, by their own vice and intemperance, disqualify themselves for conversation.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
His intemperance alienated him from his father, and he died in prison under sentence of death.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The clergyman was ready to draw an awful moral against intemperance from his history.
PAPERS FROM OVERLOOK-HOUSECASPER ALMORE
Avoid wrath and thou wilt avoid sin; avoid intemperance and thou wilt not provoke Providence.
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
We have already seen that several attempts had been made for the suppression of intemperance, and apparently with little success.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
We now turned his mind to the subject of intemperance in drinking, understanding that it had been his former habit.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
And those who advocate the moderate use of distilled spirits are indeed the real advocates of intemperance.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Instructed reason, and sound piety, have united their voices in decrying the evils of intemperance.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
But like most temperate beginnings in the use of spirits, it soon led to intemperance in its most repulsive forms.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
The history of the fur trade is closely interwoven with the history of intemperance among the Indians.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
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WORDS RELATED TO INTEMPERANCE

  • inebriation
  • inebriety
  • insobriety
  • intemperance
  • intoxication
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