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even-tempered

[ ee-vuhn-tem-perd ]
/ ˈi vənˈtɛm pərd /
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adjective

not easily ruffled, annoyed, or disturbed; calm.

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Origin of even-tempered

First recorded in 1870–75

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even-tempered

adjective

not easily angered or excited; calm
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