intemperate


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(of weather or climate) not mild

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excessive in behavior

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given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors

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Coun Cook responded: "Yes, I suppose it might have been a bit intemperate.
Summary: This week's extension in the negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 is a welcome jolt of composure and realism in a process that for years has been characterized by wild allegations, emotional retorts and intemperate actions.
Made this intemperate decision after quitting a sedentary occupation after 31 years of stupifying drudgery.
The Mad Flotilla would surely include REPULSIVE, INSUFFERABLE, ABOMINABLE, INDUBITABLE, UNMENTIONABLE (and her sister ships UNSPEAKABLE and INEFFABLE), IMPECCABLE, INSENSIBLE, INNOCUOUS, INCORRIGIBLE, INTEMPERATE and INEBRIATED.
If this is Mitchell's normal unchallenged route in and out of Downing Street when using his bicycle, the incident has been contrived, Mitchell has been set up and I can well understand, but not condone or excuse, Mitchell using the alleged intemperate language.
Character assassination and intemperate language are a distracting sideshow from the real debate, which is "What do Scots want for their country?
While some Republican activists used the controversy to exacerbate divisions between Catholics and Democrats, most of the protesters were sincere, if sometimes intemperate, just as the antiwar protesters of the '60s were sincere and sometimes intemperate.
A copyright consultant with the book's publisher, Random House, has said that the claim of plagiarism was an intemperate and personal attack on Krog and that Random House was considering a libel action on her behalf.
It was intemperate, ill-considered, unfair and crass.
Many years later, in an interview shortly before his death, Wildenstein apologised for his intemperate behaviour.
In fond memory of his former intemperate self, Sacks (Harvard U.
THE intemperate intervention by the anonymous writer of "Lamentable" (ECHO Letters, July 19) into serious matters of concern only to Christians, served primarily to demonstrate just howlittle he/she understands Christians and their religion.
I am delighted that the Prime Minister has made this statement and admitted what I said was right and those who attacked me were wrong, intemperate and cheap.
Boissoin did not just express his disagreement with homosexuals and his opposition to gay rights; he called for a war against homosexuals, using very intemperate language that demeaned homosexuals and incited hatred against them.
Various bishops also issued similarly intemperate statements, calling abortion an "abominable crime," similar to "capital punishment" and an "attack on civilization.