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temperament

tem·per·a·ment

temperament

 
 
pronunciation:
tem p r mnt [or] tem pr mnt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the manner of thinking, feeling, and acting that is characteristic of a particular person or animal.
Her father had a calm temperament, unlike her high-strung mother,.
synonyms:
character, constitution, disposition, grain, makeup, mettle, nature
similar words:
blood, characteristics, manner, personality, spirit
definition 2: the tendency to be easily excited or irritated.
synonyms:
short fuse, temper
similar words:
excitability
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