Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate

"A temperate region", "The temperate zones", "Temperate plants"

2.Definition: not extreme

"Temperate in his response to criticism"

Related Adjective(s):moderate

3.Definition: not extreme in behavior

"Temperate in his habits", "A temperate response to an insult", "Temperate in his eating and drinking"

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