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Another word for temperament

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Noun
  1. A person's customary manner of emotional response

      1. A tendency to become easily angry or irritable:
      2. A state of mind or emotion; disposition:
      3. A characteristic general quality; tone:
      1. A kind or sort:
      2. The basic character or qualities of humanity:
      3. Heredity:
      1. The expression of this in speech, writing, or action
      2. One of the four fluids of the body, blood, phlegm, choler, and black bile, whose relative proportions were thought in ancient and medieval physiology to determine a person's disposition and general health.
      3. US spelling of humour.
      1. A physical property or tendency:
      2. A habitual inclination; a tendency:
      3. One's customary frame of mind; one's nature or temperament
      1. The natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially of the face.
      2. The combination of the four humors of cold, heat, moistness, and dryness in specific proportions, thought in ancient and medieval physiology to control the temperament and the constitution of the body.
      3. General appearance or nature; character; aspect
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  2. A tendency to become angry or irritable

Another word for temperament

Noun
      1. A course or apparent course toward some purpose, object, or result; drift
      2. Movement or prevailing movement in a given direction:
      3. An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
      1. Any action, practice, or thing, toward which one is inclined
      2. The extent or degree of incline from a horizontal or vertical position, course, etc.
      3. A characteristic disposition or tendency to act in a certain way; a propensity:
      1. In psychoanalysis, the division of the psyche that is conscious, most immediately controls thought and behavior, and is most in touch with external reality.
      2. The self; the individual as self-aware
      3. (Psychoanalysis) That part of the psyche which experiences the external world, or reality, through the senses, organizes the thought processes rationally, and governs action: it mediates between the impulses of the id, the demands of the environment, and the standards of the superego
      1. A susceptible temperament or disposition; capacity for receiving impressions
      2. The quality or state of being susceptible
      3. The quality or condition of being susceptible.
      1. A person's individual ability to think and reason:
      2. The ability to reason or understand or to perceive relationships, differences, etc.; power of thought; mind
      3. The ability to learn and reason; the capacity for knowledge and understanding:
      1. The sum of a person's intellectual capabilities or endowment.
      2. Mental capacity, power, or activity; mind
      3. A mindset; a way of thinking.
      1. Something which distinguishes something from anything else
      2. The quality of being distinctive, individual or discrete
      1. A behavior or way of thinking that is characteristic of a person.
      2. A language or behaviour that is particular to an individual or group.
      3. (Medicine) A peculiar individual reaction to a generally innocuous substance or factor.
      1. Qualities of any individual as expressed by attitudes and physical and mental activities; distinctive individual qualities of a person, considered collectively
      2. Remarks, usually of an offensive or disparaging nature, aimed at or referring to a person
      3. (Archaic) The quality or fact of being a particular person; personal identity; individuality
      1. The aggregate of qualities and characteristics that distinguish one person or thing from others; character:
      2. The quality or condition of being individual, or different from others
      3. The quality or state of being individual; singularity:
      1. A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
      2. The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
      3. The quality or condition of being peculiar
      1. A place from which something can be viewed.
      2. Expectation for the future:
      3. An attitude or point of view.
      1. (Grammar) A property of verbs in which the speaker's attitude toward the factuality or likelihood of the action or condition expressed.
      2. (Logic) Any of the various forms of valid syllogisms, as determined by the quantity and quality of their constituent propositions
      3. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs that involves the speaker's attitude toward the action expressed, indicating whether this is regarded as a fact (indicative mood), as a matter of supposition, desire, possibility, etc. (subjunctive mood), or as a command (imperative mood); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic (mood is shown by inflection, as in Latin, or analytically with auxiliaries, as English may, might, should, or by both)
      1. The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness:
      2. The quality that makes something seem funny, amusing, or ludicrous; comicality
      3. One of the four fluids of the body, blood, phlegm, choler, and black bile, whose relative proportions were thought in ancient and medieval physiology to determine a person's disposition and general health.
      1. Something composed of interrelated parts forming an organism or an organization
      2. The interrelation or arrangement of parts in a complex entity:
      3. Something made up of a number of parts that are held or put together in a particular way:
      1. The general form, structure, plan, style, etc. characterizing or distinguishing the members of a class or group
      2. A character or characters formed electronically and produced by a computer printer
      3. A size or style of printed or typewritten characters; a typeface:
      1. A manner of acting, feeling, or thinking that shows one's disposition, opinion, etc.
      2. A manner of thinking, feeling, or behaving that reflects a state of mind or disposition:
      3. The position or posture assumed by the body in connection with an action, feeling, mood, etc.
      1. (Grammar) A property of verbs in which the speaker's attitude toward the factuality or likelihood of the action or condition expressed.
      2. (Logic) Any of the various forms of valid syllogisms, as determined by the quantity and quality of their constituent propositions
      3. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs that involves the speaker's attitude toward the action expressed, indicating whether this is regarded as a fact (indicative mood), as a matter of supposition, desire, possibility, etc. (subjunctive mood), or as a command (imperative mood); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic (mood is shown by inflection, as in Latin, or analytically with auxiliaries, as English may, might, should, or by both)
      1. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
      2. A pervading animating principle, essential or characteristic quality, or prevailing tendency or attitude
      3. A person as characterized by a stated quality:
      1. A tendency to become easily angry or irritable:
      2. A characteristic general quality; tone:
      3. (Obs.) Character; quality
      1. (Phonet.) The distinctive character of a vowel sound as determined by the resonance of the vocal cords and the shape of the air passage above the larynx when the sound is produced
      2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
      3. Basic nature; character; kind
      1. The forces and processes that produce and control these phenomena:
      2. The basic character or qualities of humanity:
      3. Inborn character; innate disposition; inherent tendencies of a person
      1. The physical, or rarely mental, makeup of a person
      2. The way in which a thing is made up; structure; organization; makeup
      3. The physical makeup of a person:
      1. A physical property or tendency:
      2. The power or authority to arrange, settle, or manage; control
      3. A putting in order or being put in order; arrangement
      1. The pattern of behavior or personality found in an individual or group; moral constitution
      2. A person or animal portrayed with a personality in comics or animation:
      3. Essential quality; nature; kind or sort