Another word for temper
State of mind
An angry state of mind
The quality of being easily angered
impatience, excitability, touchiness, sourness, sensitivity, fretfulness, peevishness, irritability, ill-humor, acerbity, petulence, irascibility, crossness, churlishness, pugnacity, sullenness, tartness, grouchiness*, huffiness*, cantankerousness*.
The quality of induced hardness or toughness in materials
To soften or qualify
Antonyms attack*, violate injure.
To toughen or harden
Another word for temperverb
To make or become less severe or extreme:moderate, mute, qualify, soften, subdue, tame, tone down. See increase
A person's customary manner of emotional response:complexion, disposition, humor, nature, temperament. See be
A temporary state of mind or feeling:frame of mind, humor, mood, spirit (used in plural), vein. See feelings
A tendency to become angry or irritable:irascibility, irascibleness, spleen, temperament, tetchiness. (Informal) dander. (Slang) short fuse. Idiom: low boiling point. See feelings
An angry outburst:fit2, huff, passion, tantrum. (Informal) conniption, conniption fit. See feelings
A prevailing quality, as of thought, behavior, or attitude:climate, mood, spirit, tone. See attitude