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distemper

noun

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  1. an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning contracted some tropical distemper while he was doing research in the jungles of Borneo Synonyms of distemper affection, ail, ailment, bug, complaint, complication, condition, disorder, disease, distemperature, fever, ill, illness, infirmity, malady, sickness, troubleWords Related to distemper contagion, contagious disease; contagium, infection; attack, bout, fit, spell; debility, decrepitude, feebleness, frailness, lameness, sickliness, unhealthiness, unsoundness, unwellness, weakness; malaise, matter, pip; epidemic, pest, pestilence, plagueNear Antonyms of distemper fitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness, wholeness, wholesomeness; fettle, shapeAntonyms of distemper health, wellness

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distemper

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of distemper

  1. to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy despite his career success, he has been distempered by nagging feelings of inadequacy his whole life Synonyms of distemper agitate, ail, alarm (also alarum), bother, concern, derail, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, disturb, distract, distress, exercise, flurry, frazzle, freak (out), fuss, hagride, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, weird out, worryWords Related to distemper aggravate, anger, annoy, bug, chafe, chivy (or chivvy), exasperate, fret, gall, get, grate, harass, harry, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pester, pique, put off, put out, rile, vex; bedevil, haunt, plague; abash, confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, jar, mortify, nonplus, rattle, shake up; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, unnerveNear Antonyms of distemper allay, alleviate, assuage; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiateAntonyms of distemper calm, compose, quiet, settle, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)


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to suppress quietly or indirectly

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