He throws every fiber of his being into each performance, altering his posture, elocution, temperament, and more.
Her background here suggests that she will move left, but her temperament suggests that she will move to the center.
She was a little fairy and she flew around and she had a temperament.
There are downtown designers and uptown ones—both in temperament and in geography.
The president has a writer's temperament more than he has a politician's.
Their difference in habit, temperament, thought—all became plain.
Age is a question of temperament, just as youth is a question of health.
Indian nation must grow according to its own temperament in the light I have described.
"I think one's temperament should be one's leader in life, certainly," he answered.
This was a matter of temperament, perhaps, but it reveals the humanity as well as the divinity of the man.
early 15c., "proportioned mixture of elements," from Latin temperamentum "proper mixture," from temperare "to mix" (see temper). In medieval theory, it meant a combination of qualities (hot, cold, moist, dry) that determined the nature of an organism; this was extended to a combination of the four humors (sanguine, choleric, phlegmatic, and melancholic) that made up a person's characteristic disposition. General sense of "habit of mind, natural disposition" is from 1821.
temperament tem·per·a·ment (těm'prə-mənt, těm'pər-ə-)
The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person.