Dictionary Results for temper

1. temper - noun

· a sudden outburst of anger; "his temper sparked like damp firewood"

Synonym(s): pique, irritation

Hypernym(s): annoyance, chafe, vexation

2. temper - noun

· a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor"

Synonym(s): mood, humor, humour

Hypernym(s): feeling

3. temper - noun

· a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; "his temper was well known to all his employees"

Synonym(s): biliousness, irritability, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surliness

Hypernym(s): ill_nature

4. temper - noun

· the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking

Synonym(s): toughness

Hypernym(s): elasticity, snap

5. temper - verb

· bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling; "temper glass"

Synonym(s): anneal, normalize

Hypernym(s): harden, indurate

6. temper - verb

· harden by reheating and cooling in oil; "temper steel"

Synonym(s): harden

Hypernym(s): modify

7. temper - verb

· adjust the pitch (of pianos)

Hypernym(s): adjust, set, correct

8. temper - verb

· make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; "she tempered her criticism"

Synonym(s): season, mollify, moderate

Hypernym(s): weaken

9. temper - verb

· change by restraining or moderating

Synonym(s): chasten

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify

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