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Noun
A person's temperament or state of mind, especially in terms of their being angry or calm
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“Anne is of a mild temper and timid to a rather blamable degree.”
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A quality, characteristic or nature associated with something
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“It begets a serene and peaceful temper and disposition of the heart.”
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An angry state of mind, or the expression of such
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“Who knows what I might do tomorrow in a fit of temper or in a fit of rage.”
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The feeling of anger or resentment
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“Feeling my temper rise, I grit my teeth. Emotionally drained and irritated by her optimism, I'm in no shape to rehash our old argument again tonight.”
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A tendency to become angry easily
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“The war veteran was notorious for his temper and reluctance to speak with outsiders.”
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A mental state of calm and self-control
“Maintain your temper and composure and restrain any impulse to disprove your prospect's objection by engaging in an argument.”
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The character or fundamental values of a person, people, culture, or movement
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The capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others
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The state or quality of being sulky
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The characteristic of being ridiculous
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The social, non-verbal behaviors that are characteristic of a person
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A tumultuous or angry reaction
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Stiffness
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A sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behaviour
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To modify so as to make less extreme or more acceptable
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“Knowing this ahead of time can help you temper your expectations and develop a clear game plan for dealing with anything that may arise.”
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To physically harden a substance or material, typically using a chemical process
“In order to properly temper the glass, the cooling process should be gradual and equally distributed.”
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To regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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To improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence
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To make experienced
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Take it steady
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To make something into something else
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To represent or estimate at less than the true value or importance
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To make human or humane
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To preserve (food or organic material), typically by salting, drying, or smoking
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