temperament

  1. your usual mood
  2. excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)

Temperament

In psychology, temperament refers to those aspects of an individual`s personality, such as introversion or extroversion, that are often regarded as innate rather than learned. A great many classificatory schemes for temperament have been developed; none, though, has achieved general consensus in academia. Historically, the concept of temperament ....
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temperament

(tem´pәr-ә-mәnt) an inherent, constitutional predisposition to react to stimuli in a certain way; the term is often used synonymously with personality. Compare character.
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temperament

[n] - excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
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Temperament

• (v. t.) The act of tempering or modifying; adjustment, as of clashing rules, interests, passions, or the like; also, the means by which such adjustment is effected. • (v. t.) Internal constitution; state with respect to the relative proportion of different qualities, or constituent parts. • (v. t.) A system of compromises in the tu...
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temperament

noun an adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys
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Temperament

Tem'per·a·ment noun [ Latin temperamentum a mixing in due proportion, proper measure, temperament: confer French tempérament . See Temper , transitive verb ] 1. Internal constitution; state with respect to the relative proportion of different qual...
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temperament

1. Internal constitution; state with respect to the relative proportion of different qualities, or constituent parts. 'The common law . . . Has reduced the kingdom to its just state and temperament.' (Sir M. Hale) ... 2. Due mixture of qualities; a condition brought about by mutual compromises or concessions. 'However, I forejudge not any probable ...
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Temperament

A way of tuning a diatonic scale to produce particular effects. See the entries for equal and meantone temperaments and just tuning.
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Temperament

Constitutional predisposition to react in a particular way to stimuli.
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temperament

In music, a system of tuning (`tempering`) whereby the intervals of the scale are made slightly larger or smaller than the `natural` scale of acoustical theory, to allow for key changes in a piece of music. According to acoustical theory, notes such as D# and Eb are slightly differen...
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Temperament

In music, a temperament is a system of compromises in the tuning of organs, pianofortes, and the like, whereby the tones generated with the vibrations of a ground tone are mutually modified and in part cancelled, until their number reduced to the actual practicable scale of twelve tones to the octave. This scale, although in so far artificial, is y...
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temperament

in psychology, an aspect of personality concerned with emotional dispositions and reactions and their speed and intensity; the term often is used to ... [2 related articles]
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Temperament

Refers to the tuning of an instrument.
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Temperament

Refers to the tuning of an instrument.
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temperament

temperament 1. The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person: a nervous temperament.2. The distinguishing mental and physical characteristics of a human being according to medieval physiology, resulting from dominance of one of the four humors.3. Excessive irritability or sensitiveness: an actor with too much tem...
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temperament

temperament, in music, the altering of certain intervals from their acoustically correct values to provide a system of tuning whereby music can move from key to key without unacceptably impure sonorities. It is particularly necessary for keyboard instruments, the pitches of which cannot be varied in...
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Temperament

The general consistency with which a horse behaves
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temperament

Type: Term Pronunciation: tem′pĕr-ă-mĕnt Definitions: 1. The psychological and biologic organization peculiar to the individual, specifically, an individual's pervasive and characteristic manner of perceiving, thinking, and acting. It represents one component of personality, the other is character. Synonyms: temper1 &...
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temperament

your usual mood
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temperament

your usual mood
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temperament

your usual mood
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