Meaning of intemperately in English:


Pronunciation /ɪnˈtɛmp(ə)rətli/


See intemperate

‘Certainly, the Home Office appears to have acted intemperately, launching an appeal against his successful asylum claim on the grounds of their own incompetence (they forgot to attend it).’
  • ‘His mother, Nina, drank and married intemperately.’
  • ‘Similarly, one who has excessive debts should repay them before intemperately contributing to charity.’
  • ‘It was somewhat intemperately expressed.’
  • ‘He did it harshly and probably intemperately in this case.’