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Temperment vs. Temperament: What's the Difference?

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Temperment. Correct: Temperament. "Temperament" refers to an individual's characteristic emotional nature.

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Key Differences

"Temperament" has "a" after "r," unlike "temperment."
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Nov 06, 2023
Think of "amen" in the middle to spell "temperament."
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Recall "temper" + "ament" to form "temperament."
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Associate "temperament" with "agreement," both have "e" before "ment."
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Remember, "ment" is a common suffix; "ament" completes the word.
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Temperment and Temperament Definitions

Temperment

Temperment is an incorrect spelling of Temperament.
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Oct 27, 2023

Temperament

The tendency to behave angrily or emotionally.
His fiery temperament was well-known.
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Oct 27, 2023

Temperament

An animal's natural disposition.
The dog's friendly temperament made it popular.
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Oct 27, 2023

Temperament

A musical instrument's tuning system.
The piano's equal temperament allowed for versatile compositions.
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Oct 27, 2023

Temperament

Inherent mental and emotional traits.
Their temperament was shaped by early experiences.
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Oct 27, 2023
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Temperament

The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person
A nervous temperament.
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Temperament

The distinguishing mental and physical characteristics of a human according to medieval physiology, resulting from dominance of one of the four humors.
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Temperament

Excessive irritability or sensitiveness
An actor with too much temperament.
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Temperament

(Music) See equal temperament.
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Temperament

A person's usual manner of thinking, behaving or reacting.
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Temperament

A tendency to become irritable or angry.
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Temperament

(music) The altering of certain intervals from their correct values in order to improve the moving from key to key.
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Temperament

(psychology) Individual differences in behavior that are biologically based and are relatively independent of learning, system of values and attitudes.
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Temperament

(obsolete) A moderate and proportionable mixture of elements or ingredients in a compound; the condition in which elements are mixed in their proper proportions.
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Temperament

(obsolete) Any state or condition as determined by the proportion of its ingredients or the manner in which they are mixed; consistence, composition; mixture.
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Temperament

Internal constitution; state with respect to the relative proportion of different qualities, or constituent parts.
The common law . . . has reduced the kingdom to its just state and temperament.
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Temperament

Due mixture of qualities; a condition brought about by mutual compromises or concessions.
However, I forejudge not any probable expedient, any temperament that can be found in things of this nature, so disputable on their side.
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Temperament

The act of tempering or modifying; adjustment, as of clashing rules, interests, passions, or the like; also, the means by which such adjustment is effected.
Wholesome temperaments of the rashness of popular assemblies.
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Temperament

Condition with regard to heat or cold; temperature.
Bodies are denominated "hot" and "cold" in proportion to the present temperament of that part of our body to which they are applied.
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Temperament

A system of compromises in the tuning of organs, pianofortes, and the like, whereby the tones generated with the vibrations of a ground tone are mutually modified and in part canceled, until their number reduced to the actual practicable scale of twelve tones to the octave. This scale, although in so far artificial, is yet closely suggestive of its origin in nature, and this system of tuning, although not mathematically true, yet satisfies the ear, while it has the convenience that the same twelve fixed tones answer for every key or scale, C$ becoming identical with D$, and so on.
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Temperament

The peculiar physical and mental character of an individual, in olden times erroneously supposed to be due to individual variation in the relations and proportions of the constituent parts of the body, especially of the fluids, as the bile, blood, lymph, etc. Hence the phrases, bilious or choleric temperament, sanguine temperament, etc., implying a predominance of one of these fluids and a corresponding influence on the temperament.
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Temperament

Your usual mood;
He has a happy disposition
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Temperament

Excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
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Temperament

An adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys
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Temperament

A person's characteristic mood or disposition.
Her calm temperament often defused tense situations.
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FAQs

What is the pronunciation of Temperament?

Pronunciation: \ˈtem-p(ə-)rə-mənt.
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What is the root word of Temperament?

The root is from Latin "temperamentum," meaning mixing in due proportion.
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Nov 06, 2023

Why is it called Temperament?

It's called "temperament" from Latin "temperamentum," meaning proper mixture.
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What is the verb form of Temperament?

"Temperament" is a noun; it doesn't have a verb form.
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What is the singular form of Temperament?

The singular form is "temperament."
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Nov 06, 2023

What is the plural form of Temperament?

The plural form is "temperaments."
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Nov 06, 2023

Which preposition is used with Temperament?

Prepositions like "of," "with," or "in" are commonly used.
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Nov 06, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Temperament?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" can be used in sentences with "temperament."
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Which vowel is used before Temperament?

The vowel "a" is used before "ment" in "temperament."
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Is Temperament a negative or positive word?

It's neutral; neither inherently negative nor positive.
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Is Temperament an adverb?

No, it's not an adverb.
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Is Temperament a countable noun?

Yes, it's countable. E.g., different temperaments.
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Nov 06, 2023

How many syllables are in Temperament?

There are four syllables.
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Nov 06, 2023

What part of speech is Temperament?

It's a noun.
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Nov 06, 2023

Is Temperament a noun or adjective?

"Temperament" is a noun.
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Is the word Temperament is imperative?

No, it's not imperative; it's a noun.
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Nov 06, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Temperament?

The first syllable "tem" is stressed.
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Nov 06, 2023

What is the first form of Temperament?

As a non-verb, it doesn’t have verb forms.
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Nov 06, 2023

What is the third form of Temperament?

As a non-verb, it doesn’t have verb forms.
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Is Temperament an abstract noun?

Yes, it's an abstract noun.
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Nov 06, 2023

How do we divide Temperament into syllables?

Divide as tem-per-a-ment.
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Nov 06, 2023

Which determiner is used with Temperament?

Determiners like "the," "his," or "a" can be used.
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Is Temperament a vowel or consonant?

"Temperament" is a word; it contains both vowels and consonants.
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Nov 06, 2023

What is another term for Temperament?

Another term could be "disposition" or "nature."
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Nov 06, 2023

How is Temperament used in a sentence?

"Her resilient temperament helped her overcome many challenges."
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Nov 06, 2023

Which article is used with Temperament?

The articles "the," "a," or "an" can be used depending on the context.
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Is Temperament a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
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Is the Temperament term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically in certain contexts.
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Nov 06, 2023

What is the opposite of Temperament?

There isn't a direct opposite, but "emotionlessness" could contrast the concept.
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Nov 06, 2023

What is the second form of Temperament?

As a non-verb, it doesn’t have verb forms.
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Nov 06, 2023
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