temperament noun

ADJ. fiery, violent, volatile | brittle, fragile, highly-strung | cool, equable, even, good, sanguine, unflappable | docile | sunny | questionable, suspect, uncertain | right, wrong He doesn't have the right temperament for the job. | nervous | romantic | artistic, scientific, etc.


PREP. by/in ~ She was fiery by temperament. | of … ~ a man of an equable temperament

PHRASES a display of temperament He's given to displays of temperament (= he often behaves in an emotional way).

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