OTHER WORDS FROM temperednon·tem·pered, adjectiveun·tem·pered, adjective
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The Mixsi Hard Case’s screen protector is made of tempered glass, so it’s difficult to shatter despite its super thin material.The best Apple Watch case to protect the computer on your wrist|Stan Horaczek|August 23, 2021|Popular-Science
The tempered rate of inflation, which should allay the market’s fears of an overheated economy, owed a lot to a slowdown in the prices of used cars, which had galloped upwards in the spring and early summer.
The domineering, short-tempered father we meet in flashbacks is contrasted with the humbler, gentler dad who engages in banter and sings Lady Gaga with his son on the road.Wahlberg walks for redemption in disappointing ‘Joe Bell’|John Paul King|July 22, 2021|Washington Blade
Sure to last, the frame is made of rust-resistant painted iron, the table top is made of tempered glass, and the cushions are quick-drying.Best patio furniture: outdoor seating that suits your space|Billy Cadden|July 20, 2021|Popular-Science
“I am inclined to claim tempered optimism, since offshore wind development is only partly driven by the federal government, and just as much driven by local rules and regulations, and local activism and acceptance,” she said.
But for some of us, while its closing was sad, it was a tempered sadness.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the days in which a director, even Alfred Hitchcock, can get him for a million are gone the way of the sweet-tempered usher.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Needless to say, a certain famously hot-tempered five-term senator and former presidential candidate was not at all amused.Rand Paul Eats Up Hoax That John McCain Met With ISIS|Olivia Nuzzi|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those were the valuable aspects of womanhood at the time: being pretty and even-tempered and sweet.The ‘Maleficent’ Screenwriter Also Wrote ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’|Kevin Fallon|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, Tyrion is portrayed as even-tempered and intelligent, an underrated force of his own.The Abused Wives of Westeros: A Song of Feminism in ‘Game of Thrones’|Amy Zimmerman|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a band playing down at Klein's hotel, and the strains reached them faintly, tempered by the distance.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Hexam watched her with an amused indulgence that in no wise tempered his mounting admiration.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
"I wonder you keep such an ugly tempered brute about the house," retorted the woman.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Reaching into one of the secret pockets of his wide black belt he removed a curiously shaped tool of finest tempered steel.
From those odd eyes of his, his countenance gathered an air of superciliousness tempered by a gentle melancholy.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for tempered
- (of a scale) having the frequency differences between notes adjusted in accordance with the system of equal temperamentSee temperament
- (of an interval) expanded or contracted from the state of being pure