Translation of temperance in Spanish:
- 1.1 (moderation) [formal] templanza (feminine) [formal], moderación (feminine), temperancia (feminine) [formal]Example sentences1.2 (abstinence from alcohol) abstinencia (feminine) de bebidas alcohólicas; (before noun/delante del nombre) [movement/league] antialcohólico
- The idea that social regeneration might come through the adoption of temperance, as temperance advocates argued, encountered some criticism from a minority of churchmen, particularly High Anglicans.
- Though temperance advocates acknowledged that either male or female drinking destroyed domestic happiness, they often reserved their harshest opprobrium for women's drunkenness.
- The appearance of temperance societies, sometimes supported by the medical establishment, caused many to re-evaluate the role of wine in diet and medicine.
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