: not easily upset or made angry
a very even-tempered girl

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Some female elephants are both so intelligent and so even-tempered that villagers in Thailand have used them as babysitters. Burkhard Bilger, The New Yorker, 27 Mar. 2023

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“Even-tempered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/even-tempered. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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