tem·per·a·ment noun \ˈtem-p(ə-)rə-mənt, -pər-mənt\
: the peculiar or distinguishing mental or physical character determined by the relative proportions of the humors according to medieval physiology
: characteristic or habitual inclination or mode of emotional response <a nervous temperament>
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