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temper

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1 a special quality or impression associated with something
  • there's a temper of tranquillity about the retreat that visitors find very inviting

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2 a state of mind dominated by a particular emotion
  • was in quite a bad temper after spilling his juice all over his new shirt

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disposition, temperament, temper, character, personality mean the dominant quality or qualities distinguishing a person or group. disposition implies customary moods and attitude toward the life around one. a cheerful disposition temperament implies a pattern of innate characteristics associated with one's specific physical and nervous organization. an artistic temperament temper implies the qualities acquired through experience that determine how a person or group meets difficulties or handles situations. a resilient temper character applies to the aggregate of moral qualities by which a person is judged apart from intelligence, competence, or special talents. strength of character personality applies to an aggregate of qualities that distinguish one as a person. a somber personality

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The first known use of temper was before the 12th century

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“Temper.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/temper. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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