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1    bent, cast of mind, character, complexion, constitution, disposition, frame of mind, humour, make-up, mettle, nature, outlook, personality, quality, soul, spirit, stamp, temper, tendencies, tendency  
2    anger, excitability, explosiveness, hot-headedness, impatience, mercurialness, moodiness, moods, petulance, volatility  
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  ( temperaments    plural  )
1       n-var   Your temperament is your basic nature, especially as it is shown in the way that you react to situations or to other people.  
His impulsive temperament regularly got him into difficulties..., She was furtive and vicious by temperament.     
2       n-uncount   Temperament is the tendency to behave in an uncontrolled, bad-tempered, or unreasonable way.  
Some of the models were given to fits of temperament.     

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one of the three temperaments described by WH Sheldon, characterized by hedonism, conviviality and extroversion.
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