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good–tempered

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adjective good–tem·pered \ˈgu̇d-ˈtem-pərd\

Simple Definition of good–tempered

  • : usually calm and cheerful : not easily angered or upset

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of good–tempered

  1. :  not easily angered or upset

good–temperedly adverb
good–temperedness noun

1768

First Known Use of good–tempered

1768


GOOD–TEMPERED Defined for Kids

good–tempered

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adjective good–tem·pered \ˈgu̇d-ˈtem-pərd\

Definition of good–tempered for Students

  1. :  not easily angered or upset




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