HyperDic: temperament

English > 3 senses of the word temperament:
NOUNattributetemperament, dispositionyour usual / usual mood
attributetemperamentexcessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
acttemperamentan adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys
temperament > pronunciation
Soundsteh'mpermahnt; teh'mprahmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > temperament: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningYour usual / usual mood.
Synonymdisposition
Attributesunwillingnot disposed or inclined toward
willingdisposed or inclined toward
Partscheerfulness, cheer, sunniness, sunshineThe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
uncheerfulnessnot conducive to cheer or good spirits
Narroweragreeableness, agreeabilityA temperamental disposition to be agreeable
aloneness, loneliness, lonesomeness, solitarinessA disposition toward being alone
animalism, physicalitypreoccupation with satisfaction of physical drives and appetites
bloodtemperament or disposition
bloodiness, bloodthirstinessA disposition to shed blood
composure, calm, calmness, equanimitysteadiness of mind under stress
disagreeablenessAn ill-tempered and offensive disposition
discomposureA temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure
epicurismThe disposition and habits of an epicure
esprit de corps, morale, team spiritThe spirit of a group that makes the members want the group to succeed
friendlinessA friendly disposition
good natureA cheerful, obliging disposition
gourmandismThe disposition and habits of a gourmand
heart, spiritAn inclination or tendency of a certain kind
ill natureA disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
moodinessHaving temperamental and changeable moods
nervousnessA sensitive or highly strung temperament
optimismA general disposition to expect the best in all things
perfectionismA disposition to feel that anything less than perfect is unacceptable
permissiveness, toleranceA disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
pessimismA general disposition to look on the dark side and to expect the worst in all things
unfriendlinessAn unfriendly disposition
unpermissiveness, restrictivenessA lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
unsociability, unsociablenessAn unsociable disposition
unwillingness, involuntarinessThe trait of being unwilling
willingnesscheerful compliance
BroadernatureThe complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions
Spanishcarácter, disposición, manera de ser, talante, temperamento
Catalancaràcter, disposició, manera de ser, tarannà, temperament
Adjectivestemperamentalrelating to or caused by temperament
English > temperament: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningexcessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly).
Broaderemotionality, emotionalismemotional nature or quality
Spanishtemperamento
Catalantemperament
Adjectivestemperamentalsubject to sharply varying moods
English > temperament: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys.
Narrowerequal temperamentThe division of the scale based on an octave that is divided into twelve exactly equal semitones
Broaderadjustment, registration, readjustmentThe act of adjusting something to match a standard

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