– 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
topic. You can use "Insobriety" instead a noun
"Intemperance", if it concerns topics such as overindulgence
. popular alternative
Nearby Word: intemperate