distemperature


dis·tem·per·a·ture

noun \di-ˈstem-p(ə-)rə-ˌchr, -pə(r)-, -chər, chiefly Southern -ˌt(y)(ə)r\

Definition of DISTEMPERATURE

:  a disordered condition

Examples of DISTEMPERATURE

  1. <a guinea pig with some sort of distemperature>

First Known Use of DISTEMPERATURE

1531

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