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.
Moderation of passion; patience; calmness; sedateness.
moderation in or abstinence from the use of intoxicating drink.
moderation in action, thought or feeling; self-restraint; a habitual moderation in the indulgence of the appetites or passions; moderation in, or abstinence from, the use of intoxicating substances
a political and religious movement in the United States called for a law to forbid the making and sale of alcoholic drinks; the absence of alcoholic drinks
Tarot #14 moderation.
Abstinence from drinking alcohol
is a term that referred to moderation in alcohol consumption in the 1700's and early 1800's. However, the word was later used by prohibitionists to refer to abstinence.
moderation or the avoidance of excess.
Total abstinence from alcohol
Temperance, moderation in the use of alcoholic beverages, attracted many advocates in the early nineteenth century. They waged a national crusade against drunkenness. Advocates used both moral appeals and the coercive power of law to successfully reduce consumption of intoxicating beverages.
Temperance (Sophrosyne in Greek) is the practice of moderation. It was one of the four "cardinal" virtues held to be vital to society in Hellenic culture. It is one of the Four Cardinal Virtues considered central to Christian behaviour by the Catholic Church and is an important tenet of the moral codes of other world religions—for example, it is one of the Five Precepts of Buddhism.
Temperance (XIV) is a Major Arcana Tarot card.