temperament

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  • Info In psychology, temperament refers to those aspects of an individual's personality, such as introversion or extroversion, that are often regarded as innate rather than learned. more...
  • The princess was often described as the child most like her father in temperament and character.
  • The two men could not have been more different in temperament.
  • He has a good temperament, which is probably a factor of his age.
  • Even in front of your home crowd, I think you have to keep your temperament under control.
  • All three had African experience and seemed to be the right age and temperament for the work.
  • Another integral part of the early music sound-world is the musical temperament.
  • He retained to the last all his native energy of temperament.
  • Their temperament and body language give the impression that they do not know or care about their relatively small size.
  • Its size and temperament made it an able guardian of farm and home.
  • He is, therefore, primarily interested in what is usually called temperament.
  • They fall in love despite the differences in their background and temperament.
  • Probably this version is spurius as many others about his life and temperament.
  • He has a fiery temperament which usually gets him and his team in trouble.
  • Having a particular temperament under review, he would ask what was the range of forms in which it might find expression.
  • He broke two bones in his back when he fell, and this injury affected his temperament for some time.
  • The breed remains one of the most popular world wide, primarily for its temperament and relatively small size.
  • These dogs should have the correct temperament to live with children of all ages.
  • The temperament of these breeds has been featured in literature, film, and popular television programs.
  • Twelve tone equal temperament took hold for a variety of reasons.
  • It is said that each path is meant for a different temperament of personality.
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Meaning of temperament

  • noun Excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
  • noun An adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys