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temperately

[ tem-per-it, tem-prit ]SEE DEFINITION OF temperately
  • as injustly
  • as inmoderately
  • as inmildly
  • as inreasonably
  • as insoberly

Synonyms for temperately

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Antonyms for temperately

  • wrongly
  • unfairly
  • unjustly
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TEMPERATELY

"I am no seeking to excuse the man," said Sir Archy, temperately.

And he bade her feel his pulse, how temperately it beat, not like a madman's.

"Well, they are of all kinds, of course," said Powell temperately.

"Now look here, Beth; don't be rabid," said Dan temperately.

They cared not for luxury; but they lived naturally and temperately.

But Cranmer, to whom they were chiefly entrusted, advanced them steadily and temperately.

I do not object to this destination, if temperately pursued.

"At least, as a fair-minded man, you will look into the matter," said McNish temperately.

Francis Galton has been temperately persistent in a marked degree.

As temperately as possible Andrews had passed these tidings on to Mrs. Darling.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., of persons, "modest, forbearing, self-restrained," from Latin temperatus "restrained, regulated," from past participle of temperare "to moderate, regulate" (see temper (v.)). Applied to climates mid-15c.; temperate zone is attested from 1550s. Related: Temperately; temperateness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TEMPERATELY

justly

adverbfairly

reasonably

adverbto a moderate degree
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