distemperature

noun
dis·​tem·​per·​a·​ture | \ di-ˈstem-p(ə-)rə-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce distemperature (audio) , -pər-, -pə-, -chər, chiefly Southern -ˌt(y)u̇(ə)r \

Definition of distemperature

: a disordered condition

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Examples of distemperature in a Sentence

a guinea pig with some sort of distemperature

First Known Use of distemperature

1531, in the meaning defined above

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“Distemperature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distemperature. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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