temperament
1. [ noun ] your usual mood
Synonyms: disposition
Examples:

"he has a happy disposition"

Related terms: nature willingness esprit_de_corps composure unwillingness heart blood aloneness good_nature perfectionism permissiveness unpermissiveness agreeableness nervousness disagreeableness friendliness moodiness ill_nature gourmandism animalism discomposure solitariness unsociability unfriendliness pessimism epicurism optimism cheerfulness uncheerfulness willing unwilling
2. [ noun ] an adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys
Related terms: adjustment equal_temperament
3. [ noun ] excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
Related terms: emotionality
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