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temper

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1 a special quality or impression associated with something

  • thereʼs 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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frame of mind

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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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