Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. temperamentum, a mixing in due proportion, proper measure, temperament: cf. F. tempérament,. See Temper (v. t.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Happiness is chiefly a matter of temperament.
"Mental Efficiency" by Arnold Bennett
Day by day she changes, not only in external beauty, but in temperament.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
For Geof was of an active temperament and possessed of but scant talent for repose.
"A Venetian June" by Anna Fuller
I wondered at once that he had caught Victoria's fancy; her temperament seemed too robust for him.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
Age is a question of temperament, just as youth is a question of health.
"The Green Carnation" by Robert Smythe Hichens
The frequency with which they may occur depends altogether upon the temperament of the boy.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
For temperas (vehicles) many recipes are given.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845" by Various
The business is inclined to be fickle because it depends upon the female temperament.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
Within its walls were the exquisite traces of a temperament and taste that had been hers.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
These differences of custom are interesting, because they correspond to differences of temperament.
"American Sketches" by Charles Whibley
I am a grave poetic hen
That lays poetic eggs
And to enhance my temperament
A little quiet begs.
"Poetic Eggs" by Ezra Pound
"Now let me borrow,
For moments few, a temperament as stern
As Pluto's sceptre, that my words not burn
These uttering lips, while I in calm speech tell
How specious heaven was changed to real hell.
"Endymion: Book III" by John Keats
Our similar tastes and mutual bents
Combined to make us intimates
From our first meeting. Different states
Of interest then our temperaments
Begot. Then friendship, that abates
No love, whose self it represents.
"The Brothers" by Madison Julius Cawein
Sebera, who has worked in conservation at the BMA for more than two decades, is quick to acknowledge that her line of work calls for a certain temperament.
One temperament may be peculiarly Baroque, another Classical, still another Expressionist in quality.
Last week I scored the first presidential debate as a clear victory for Mitt Romney in terms of displaying presidential temperament.
He has title experience, and his skill set, temperament mesh perfectly with team.
Proving that talent trumps temperament, Kurt Busch signed with Furniture Row Racing on Monday for the 2013 season.
Timothy Geithner is a seasoned crisis manager with a temperament to match that of Barack Obama.
Temperament and experience make Kilmartin pick for judge.
Judicial temperament at issue in criminal court races.
Last week I scored the first presidential debate as a clear victory for Mitt Romney in terms of displaying presidential temperament .
His dad served on the Sunnyvale City Council for 16 years, which Stone said gave him the " temperament " to be a good leader on the Chico City Council.
I wrote this morning that the most important thing to watch in tonight's debate would be the evidence it gave of the candidates' temperaments , as they faced each other in the most high-stakes moment of the campaign.
Because of their training and temperament, Meyer said, retired police dogs are not put up for adoption by the public.
He has been neutered and vaccinated and has a nice temperament.
Can You Change Your Temperament.
President Barack Obama reaches for populist notes—the stress on inequality, the Buffett rule, and all that—but channeling rage is a stretch for a man of his temperament.
In the cooling-ﬂow (CF) model of intracluster plasma, radia tive cooling causes plasma to ﬂow towards a cluster’s center and cool to sub-x-ray tempera tures, presumably ending up as either stars, smaller compact objects, and/or cold gas.
Thermal conduction and particle transport in strong MHD turbulence, with application to galaxy-cluster plasmas
At lower redshift and higher virial tempera> 104K, electron cooling dominates—we call these Generation 2.
On the population of primordial star clusters in the presence of UV background radiation
They provide an initial selection of articles through different editors with different aims and scopes; they offer a range of editorial temperaments; they provide peer review; and they are a platform for the methodical organization, normalization, and preservation of information.
Fully Digital: Policy and Process Implications for the AAS
The just intonation actually belongs to a special class of the tuning methods called “perfect tuning” among which are also the Pythagorean tuning, mean-tone temperament, etc.
Music in Terms of Science
With the equal temperament, the frequency ratios between the two notes of all the whole steps are the same, so are that of all the half steps.
Music in Terms of Science