Definition of temperament

Definition of temperament
  1. temperament Noun A moderate and proportionable mixture of elements or ingredients in a compound; the condition in which elements are mixed in their proper proportions.
  2. temperament Noun Any state or condition as determined by the proportion of its ingredients or the manner in which they are mixed; consistence, composition; mixture.
  3. temperament Noun a person's normal manner of thinking, behaving or reacting
  4. temperament Noun a tendency to become irritable or angry
  5. temperament Noun the altering of certain intervals from their correct values in order to improve the moving from key to key
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