– Habitual or excessive drinking of intoxicants.
Usage example: in his harangue on the perils of drink, the prohibitionist claimed that intemperance has always been the number one destroyer of marriages
is a synonym for intemperance
in alcohol addiction
topic. You can use "Drunkenness" instead a noun
"Intemperance", if it concerns topics such as insobriety
. popular alternative
Nearby Word: intemperate