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temperance

  
1    continence, discretion, forbearance, moderation, restraint, self-control, self-discipline, self-restraint  
2    abstemiousness, abstinence, prohibition, sobriety, teetotalism  
  
Antonyms     
   crapulence, excess, immoderation, intemperance, overindulgence, prodigality  
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temperance

  
1       n-uncount   If you believe in temperance, you disapprove of drinking alcohol.  
...a reformed alcoholic extolling the joys of temperance.     
2       n-uncount   A person who shows temperance has a strong mind and does not eat too much, drink too much, or do too much of anything.  
FORMAL  
(=moderation)  

The age of hedonism is being ushered out by a new era of temperance.     

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