[in-tem-per-it, -prit] /ɪnˈtɛm pər ɪt, -prɪt/
given to or characterized by excessive or immoderate indulgence in alcoholic beverages.
immoderate in indulgence of appetite or passion.
not temperate; unrestrained; unbridled.
extreme in temperature, as climate.
consuming alcoholic drink habitually or to excess
indulging bodily appetites to excess; immoderate
unrestrained: intemperate rage
extreme or severe: an intemperate climate
“characterized by excessive indulgence in a passion or appetite,” late 14c., from Latin intemperatus “untempered, inclement, immoderate,” from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + temperantia (see temperance). Related: Intemperately.
[in-tend] /ɪnˈtɛnd/ verb (used with object) 1. to have in mind as something to be done or brought about; plan: We intend to leave in a month. 2. to design or mean for a particular purpose, use, recipient, etc.: a fund intended for emergency use only. 3. to design to express or indicate, as by […]
[in-ten-duh ns] /ɪnˈtɛn dəns/ noun 1. an administrative department, especially one in the government system introduced by the French statesman Richelieu during the 17th century, or the officials in charge of it. 2. the official quarters of an . 3. the function of an ; superintendence; intendancy. /ɪnˈtɛndəns/ noun 1. any of various public departments, […]
[in-ten-duh n-see] /ɪnˈtɛn dən si/ noun, plural intendancies. 1. the office or function of an . 2. a body of . 3. Also, intendency. a district under the charge of an . /ɪnˈtɛndənsɪ/ noun 1. the position or work of an intendant 2. intendants collectively 3. (history) the district or area administered by an intendant
[in-ten-duh nt] /ɪnˈtɛn dənt/ noun 1. a person who has the direction or management of some public business, the affairs of an establishment, etc.; a superintendent. 2. the title of various government officials, especially administrators serving under the French, Spanish, or Portuguese monarchies. /ɪnˈtɛndənt/ noun 1. (history) a provincial or colonial official of France, Spain, […]