not eating or drinking too much;controlling one's behaviour
(with reference to parts of the world) not too hot and not too cold
"a temperate region"
"the temperate zones"
"temperate in his habits"
"a temperate response to an insult"
"temperate in his eating and drinking"
"a moderate penalty"
"temperate in his response to criticism"
Peace, lady! pause, or be more temperate.
出自：King John , Shakespeare
The temperate voice of the announcer paused for a moment.
出自： E. Bowen