temperate
1. [ adjective ] not extreme in behavior
Examples:

"temperate in his habits" "a temperate response to an insult" "temperate in his eating and drinking"

Related terms: intemperate moderate light moderate mild
2. [ adjective ] (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate
Examples:

"a temperate region" "the temperate zones" "temperate plants"

Related terms: intemperate equable clement
3. [ adjective ] not extreme
Synonyms: moderate
Examples:

"a moderate penalty" "temperate in his response to criticism"

Related terms: mild
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