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noun tem·per·a·ment \ˈtem-p(ə-)rə-mənt, -pər-mənt\

Definition of TEMPERAMENT

:  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>
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
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