Synonyms for (adjective) temperate

Synonyms: moderate, temperate

Definition: not extreme

Usage: a moderate penalty; temperate in his response to criticism

Similar words: mild

Definition: moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme

Usage: a mild winter storm; a mild fever; fortunately the pain was mild; a mild rebuke; mild criticism


Synonyms: temperate

Definition: not extreme in behavior

Usage: temperate in his habits; a temperate response to an insult; temperate in his eating and drinking

Similar words: abstemious, light

Definition: marked by temperance in indulgence

Usage: abstemious with the use of adverbs; a light eater; a light smoker; ate a light supper


Similar words: moderate, restrained

Definition: marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes

Usage: moderate in his demands; restrained in his response


Synonyms: temperate

Definition: (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate

Usage: a temperate region; the temperate zones; temperate plants

Similar words: cold-temperate

Definition: the colder parts of temperate waters


Similar words: equable

Definition: not varying

Usage: an equable climate