Intemperance and Insobriety


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Intemperance noun – 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

Insobriety is a synonym for intemperance in drunkenness topic. In some cases you can use "Insobriety" instead a noun "Intemperance", when it comes to topics like overindulgence. popular alternative
Nearby Word: intemperate
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Insobriety noun – A propensity for extremes in one's actions, beliefs, or habits.
Usage example: a short, unhappy life characterized chiefly by insobriety

Intemperance is a synonym for insobriety in drunkenness topic. You can use "Intemperance" instead a noun "Insobriety".
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