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Temper (IPA: /ˈtɛmpɝ/)


Temper (v. t.)

To mingle in due proportion; to prepare by combining; to modify, as by adding some new element; to qualify, as by an ingredient; hence, to soften; to mollify; to assuage; to soothe; to calm.

Temper (v. t.)

To fit together; to adjust; to accomodate.

Temper (v. t.)

To bring to a proper degree of hardness; as, to temper iron or steel.

Temper (v. t.)

To govern; to manage.

Temper (v. t.)

To moisten to a proper consistency and stir thoroughly, as clay for making brick, loam for molding, etc.

Temper (v. t.)

To adjust, as the mathematical scale to the actual scale, or to that in actual use.

Temper (n.)

The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of different qualities; just combination; as, the temper of mortar.

Temper (n.)

Constitution of body; temperament; in old writers, the mixture or relative proportion of the four humors, blood, choler, phlegm, and melancholy.

Temper (n.)

Disposition of mind; the constitution of the mind, particularly with regard to the passions and affections; as, a calm temper; a hasty temper; a fretful temper.

Temper (n.)

Calmness of mind; moderation; equanimity; composure; as, to keep one's temper.

Temper (n.)

Heat of mind or passion; irritation; proneness to anger; -- in a reproachful sense.

Temper (n.)

The state of a metal or other substance, especially as to its hardness, produced by some process of heating or cooling; as, the temper of iron or steel.

Temper (n.)

Middle state or course; mean; medium.

Temper (n.)

Milk of lime, or other substance, employed in the process formerly used to clarify sugar.

Temper (v. i.)

To accord; to agree; to act and think in conformity.

Temper (v. i.)

To have or get a proper or desired state or quality; to grow soft and pliable.

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Temper Synonyms

Biliousness, Irritability, Snappishness, Pettishness, Peevishness, Surlines

Temper Synonyms

Humour, Mood, Humor

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Pique, Irritation

Temper Synonyms

Toughness

Temper Synonyms

Anneal, Normalize

Temper Synonyms

Moderate, Chasten

Temper Synonyms

Harden

Temper Synonyms

Season, Mollify

Spanish Translation

Temper in Spanish is Templar

Tagalog Translation

Temper in Tagalog is Ilagay Sa Ayos

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A Temper to bear much, will have much to bear." - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An unsanctified temper is a fruitful source of error, and a mighty impediment to truth." - Anger

Example Sentence (Quote)

"He is happy, whose circumstances suit his temper; but he is more excellent, who can suit his temper to any circumstances." - David Hume

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I let my temper get the best of me and I go off, for no reason, Tis is the beginning of kicking in yo door season." - Z-Ro

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I shall temper so Justice with mercy." - Paradise Lost


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