954. Intemperance.

954. Intemperance.NOUN. intemperance; sensuality, animalism, carnality; tragalism; pleasure; effeminacy, silkiness; luxury, luxuriousness; lap of pleasure, lap of luxury; free living.

indulgence; high living, wild living, inabstinence, self-indulgence; voluptuousness &c. adj.; epicurism, epicureanism; sybaritism; drug habit.

dissipation; licentiousness &c. adj.; debauchery; crapulence.

revels, revelry; debauch, carousal, jollification, drinking bout, wassail, saturnalia, orgies; excess, too much.

Circean cup.

[drugs of abuse: list] bhang, hashish, marijuana, pot [coll.], hemp [coll.], grass [coll.]; opium, cocaine, morphine, heroin; LSD[abbr], lysergic acid diethylamide [Chem][Chem]; phencyclidine, angel dust, PCP; barbiturates; amphetamines, speed [coll.].

VERB. be intemperate &c. adj.; indulge, exceed; live well, live high, live high on the fat of the land, live it up, live high on the hog; give a loose to indulgence &c. n.; wallow in voluptuousness &c. n.; plunge into dissipation.

revel; rake, live hard, run riot, sow one’s wild oats; slake one’s appetite, slake one’s thirst; swill; pamper.

ADJ. intemperate,inabstinent; sensual, self-indulgent; voluptuous, luxurious, licentious, wild, dissolute, rakish, fast, debauched.

brutish, crapulous, swinish, piggish.

Paphian, Epicurean, Sybaritical; bred in the lap of luxury, nursed in the lap of luxury; indulged, pampered; full-fed, high-fed.

PHR. “being full of supper and distempering draughts” [Othello].


Roget’s Thesaurus 1911. Compiled, edited and supplemented by Nicholas Shea. Dev version 1.7.9b Compiled on: 19 January 2022 at 05:16:38
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