Temper a word with so many meanings I just had to list it’s definitions.
- acerbic – Often describes a sharp or biting mood, temper, tone, or wit; acerbity is normally a bit less sharp thansarcasm.
- tirret – An outburst of temper.
- mansuetude – Tameness or sweetness of temper.
- tamper – First meant “to work in clay” or “temper in clay.”
Past participle: tempered
Present Perfect Continuous
Future Perfect Continuous
Past Perfect Continuous
|Noun||1.||temper – a sudden outburst of anger; “his temper sparked like damp firewood”|
|2.||temper – a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; “whether hepraised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time”; “he was in a bad humor”
feeling – the experiencing of affective and emotional states; “she had a feeling ofeuphoria”; “he had terrible feelings of guilt”; “I disliked him and the feeling was mutual”
peeve – an annoyed or irritated mood
|3.||temper – a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; “his temper was well known to all hisemployees”
ill nature – a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
querulousness – the quality of being given to complaining
|4.||temper – the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energybefore cracking|
|Verb||1.||temper – bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of graduallyheating and cooling; “temper glass”|
|2.||temper – harden by reheating and cooling in oil; “temper steel”
modify – make less severe or harsh or extreme; “please modify this letter to make it more polite”; “hemodified his views on same-gender marriage”
|3.||temper – adjust the pitch (of pianos)|
|4.||temper – make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate;“she tempered her criticism”
weaken – lessen the strength of; “The fever weakened his body”
|5.||temper – restrain|
irritability goodwill, contentment, good humour
moderate intensify, arouse, heighten, excite, stir, provoke, aggravate
Select a language:
to be in a temper → estar furioso
to be in a good/bad temper → estar de buen/mal humor
to keep one’s temper → no perder la calma, contenerse
to lose one’s temper → perder los estribos
to have a quick temper → tener genio
in a fit of temper → en un acceso de furia or ira
to fly into a temper → ponerse furioso, montar en cólera
mind your temper!; temper, temper! → ¡contrólate or controla ese genio!
keep one’s temper
lose one’s temper