from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not temperate or moderate; excessive, especially in the use of alcoholic beverages.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Lacking moderation, temper or control
- v. To disorder.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Indulging any appetite or passion to excess; immoderate in enjoyment or exertion.
- adj. addicted to an excessive or habitual use of alcoholic liquors.
- adj. Excessive; ungovernable; inordinate; violent; immoderate.
- transitive v. To disorder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Immoderate in conduct or action; not exercising or characterized by proper moderation: as, intemperate in labor or in zeal; intemperate in study.
- In a restricted sense, immoderate in the use of intoxicating drink; given to excessive drinking.
- Immoderate in measure or degree; excessive; inordinate; violent: as, intemperate language; intemperate actions; an intemperate climate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. excessive in behavior
- adj. given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
- adj. (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes
in- + temperate (Wiktionary)