Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun temperament

3 senses of temperament

Sense 1
disposition, temperament -- (your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition")
       => nature -- (the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions; "it is his nature to help others")

Sense 2
temperament -- (excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly))
       => emotionality, emotionalism -- (emotional nature or quality)

Sense 3
temperament -- (an adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys)
       => adjustment, registration, readjustment -- (the act of adjusting something to match a standard)

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