- Antonyms of TEMPERATE
excessive, harsh, immoderate, nasty, stormy, uncontrolled, big, bitter, bleak, blustering, blustery, breezy, cloudy, dirty, dismal, excessive, extreme, extremist, fanatic, foggy, foul, gloomy, gluttonous, gray, greedy, gusty, harsh, hazy, heavy, hedonistic, immoderate, inclement, inordinate, intemperate, intense, irrational, misty, nasty, overcast, rabid, radical, rainy, rapacious, raw, rough, self-indulgent, sensual, severe, showery, squally, stormy, sunless, sybaritic, unbridled, unchecked, uncontrolled, unreasonable, unreasoning, unrestrained, voluptuary, voluptuous, voracious, windy, Cyrenaic, masturbatory.
- Examples of usage:
- The temperate man is the strong man. - "Practical Ethics" by William DeWitt Hyde
- Our temperate fare will not dispose To heart- upbraidings after. - "The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects" by Thomas Cowherd
- And the Declaration goes on, in temperate and guarded language, to assert the right of a people to change their form of government when it becomes destructive of the ends named. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner" by Charles Dudley Warner