distemperature

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noun dis·tem·per·a·ture \di-ˈstem-p(ə-)rə-ˌchu̇r, -pə(r)-, -chər, chiefly Southern -ˌt(y)u̇(ə)r\

Definition of distemperature

  1. :  a disordered condition

Examples of distemperature in a Sentence

  1. a guinea pig with some sort of distemperature

First Known Use of distemperature

1531



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