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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Rechabitism, abnegation, abstemiousness, abstinence, asceticism, austerity, calm, calmness, cardinal virtues, charity, conservatism, constraint, continence, control, cool, dispassion, eschewal, evenness, faith, forbearance, forgoing, fortitude, gentleness, golden mean, gravity, happy medium, hope, impartiality, judiciousness, juste-milieu, justice, lenity, love, measure, meden agan, middle way, mildness, moderateness, moderation, moderationism, mortification, natural virtues, neutrality, nonviolence, nothing in excess, pacifism, prohibition, prudence, reasonableness, refrainment, repose, restraint, sacrifice, sedateness, self-abnegation, self-control, self-denial, self-discipline, self-restraint, serenity, seriousness, sober-mindedness, soberness, sobersidedness, sobersides, sobriety, solemnity, stability, staidness, steadiness, supernatural virtues, teetotalism, temperateness, theological virtues, tranquillity, undrunkenness, unexcessiveness, unextravagance, unextremeness, uninebriatedness, unintoxicatedness, via media
Dictionary Results for temperance:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
temperance
    n 1: the trait of avoiding excesses [syn: temperance,
         moderation] [ant: intemperance]
    2: abstaining from excess [syn: sobriety, temperance]
    3: the act of tempering

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Temperance \Tem"per*ance\, n. [L. temperantia: cf. F.
   temp['e]rance. See Temper, v. t.]
   1. Habitual moderation in regard to the indulgence of the
      natural appetites and passions; restrained or moderate
      indulgence; moderation; as, temperance in eating and
      drinking; temperance in the indulgence of joy or mirth;
      specifically, moderation, and sometimes abstinence, in
      respect to using intoxicating liquors.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Moderation of passion; patience; calmness; sedateness.
      [R.] "A gentleman of all temperance." --Shak.
      [1913 Webster]

            He calmed his wrath with goodly temperance.
                                                  --Spenser.
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   3. State with regard to heat or cold; temperature. [Obs.]
      "Tender and delicate temperance." --Shak.
      [1913 Webster]

   Temperance society, an association formed for the purpose
      of diminishing or stopping the use of alcoholic liquors as
      a beverage.
      [1913 Webster]

3. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Temperance, MI -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Michigan
   Population (2000):    7757
   Housing Units (2000): 2953
   Land area (2000):     4.595331 sq. miles (11.901851 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.053023 sq. miles (0.137329 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    4.648354 sq. miles (12.039180 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            79240
   Located within:       Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
   Location:             41.760748 N, 83.575192 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     48182
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Temperance, MI
    Temperance


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