Definition of intemperately in English:

intemperately

adverb

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.’

Pronunciation

intemperately

/ɪnˈtɛmp(ə)rətli/