temperance 1. Moderation and self-restraint, as in behavior or expression. 2. Restraint in the use of or abstinence from alcoholic liquors. Another meaning of Latin temperare was 'to restrain oneself', which has come through into the derivatives temperance and temperate.
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[Tarot card] Temperance (XIV) is the fourteenth trump or Major Arcana card in most traditional Tarot decks. It is used in game playing as well as in divination. == Description == A. E. Waite was a key figure in the development of modern Tarot interpretations. (Wood, 1998.) However, not all i...
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[Scotland] The Temperance (Scotland) Act 1913 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom under which voters in small local areas in Scotland were enabled to hold a poll to vote on whether their area remained "wet" or went "dry" (that is, whether alcoholic drinks should be permitted or...
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[virtue] Temperance (Sophrosyne in Greek is defined as “moderation in action, thought, or feeling; restraint.” ) has been studied by religious thinkers, philosophers, and more recently, psychologists, particularly in the positive psychology movement. It is considered a virtue, a core val...
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- the trait of avoiding excesses
- abstaining from excess
- the act of tempering
Type: Term Pronunciation: tem′pĕr-ănts Definitions: 1. Moderation in all things; however, abstinence from the use of alcoholic beverages.
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The temperance movement started in the 19th century to encourage people to stop drinking alcohol. Temperance Societies were formed in a number of countries including the United States, Ireland, Scotland and England.
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1) Abstinence from alcohol self-control moderation
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