temperaments

All Noun
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  • Eventually, they went their separate ways, and each developed his own temperaments as time passed.
  • Does this prove more than that the two men may have had very different temperaments? Cited from Cobwebs of Thought, by Arachne
  • We may be both thinking about something else, according to our temperaments. Cited from Old Fogy, by James Huneker
  • Different people took the winter in different fashion, according to their temperaments. Cited from South with Scott, by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  • Yet other temperaments and other types of thought might continue the task. Cited from Winds Of Doctrine, by George Santayana
  • It is believed that both had different temperaments and a different take on how to conduct business.
  • To many temperaments things seem to matter less just now. Cited from Love at Second Sight, by Ada Leverson
  • All night we are occupied according to our individual temperaments. Cited from Private Peat, by Harold R. Peat
  • While a variety of temperaments exist within the population, finding one with the right elements is not difficult.
  • He served his job as per his own temperaments.
  • This knowledge can help parents figure out how temperaments affect family relationships.
  • Their model theories might not have been adapted to the various temperaments often found in one family. Cited from A Domestic Problem, by Abby Morton Diaz
  • It is the corner-stone essential to the foundation of all other temperaments. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • Here was room for variety to suit the needs of many temperaments. Cited from Some Christian Convictions, by Henry Sloane Coffin
  • Still, there are certain temperaments that marriage makes more complex. Cited from The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
  • The result would naturally differ for different temperaments and in different states of society. Cited from The Life of Reason, by George Santayana
  • Oh, well, these artists with their needs and their temperaments! Cited from One Woman's Life, by Robert Herrick
  • There must be among women, as among men, an endless variety of individual temperaments. Cited from Women and the Alphabet, by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • They would almost wring their hands and ask if I had considered such a thing as different temperaments. Cited from The Good Soldier, by Ford Madox Ford
  • Those whose temperaments and religions show them all things so plainly that they know they are right and others wrong? Cited from Quotations of John Galsworthy, by David Widger
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Root form of temperaments is temperament for the noun.

Meaning of temperaments

  • 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