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temper

tem·per

temper

 
 
pronunciation:
tem pr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a state of mind or emotion at a specific time.
He's in a bad temper today.
synonyms:
mood
similar words:
attitude, feeling, state
definition 2: a tendency to become angry fast.
Try to control your temper.
derivations: temperable (adj.), temperability (n.), temperer (n.)
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