temperamental

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  • Even so, he had to fight the studio in order to cast the temperamental actor.
  • If you were not so -- so temperamental, I would say go back and begin again. Cited from The Window-Gazer, Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  • They grew up in a broken home with a temperamental father.
  • Others view the cause of his resignation as having been temperamental and financial.
  • However despite his flair, he was all too often let down by an apparently temperamental nature.
  • There is such a temperamental difference in this mere setting things to rights. Cited from The Garden, You, and I, by Mabel Osgood Wright
  • He can also be somewhat temperamental, especially when someone insults him or his music.
  • They released a further few EPs before working on their first full length album Temperamental.
  • They did not spend much time together outside practice and matches, and the team was known for being temperamental on court.
  • Its attitude toward them has been determined by temperamental indifference to their appeal. Cited from Preaching and Paganism, by Albert Parker Fitch
  • National team coaches from the period didn't like him because of his temperamental personality.
  • In addition to cultural factors, gene-based temperamental factor may also have been important.
  • Boldboy showed promise as a two-year-old but also showed serious temperamental problems.
  • Every object testified to its lack of any temperamental share in the joy of living. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1915, by Various
  • It does not follow that perfect blending of temperamental conditions will produce a happy marriage. Cited from How to Become Rich, by William Windsor
  • He was known for his quiet and calming influence with often temperamental stars.
  • Poor old Corky ran his fingers through his hair in a temperamental sort of way. Cited from My Man Jeeves, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • He proved a difficult horse to train, being highly temperamental and lazy in his exercise.
  • And first let me say that it is impossible not to see a temperamental difference at work in the choice of sides. Cited from Pragmatism, by William James
  • The story begins in the future, in which the time machine has been invented but is still very temperamental.
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Meaning of temperamental

  • adjective Relating to or caused by temperament
    temperamental indifference to neatness, temperamental peculiarities