TEMPERATE

temperate

1. [Adjective]: (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate; "a temperate region"; "the temperate zones"; "temperate plants"

2. [Adjective]: not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking"

3. not extreme; "a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism"

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