Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


All that I apprehend, may exist merely in my own distempered imagination.

Yes, this was no dream of a distempered digestion, but sober reality.

Even the king and queen did not escape Hamlet in his distempered moments.

Most of the houses are of distempered rose-colour at the top and moss-green at the bottom.

His attitudes, too, are those of a troubled and distempered man.

He fell in his own good opinion, at this inconsistency of his distempered fancy.

They are like a sore, distempered body; you can scarce touch them but you hurt them.

My first attachment was the morbid excess of a distempered imagination.

Distempered and vague, his soul seemed spinning in an aching chaos.

He fancied he was delirious, and had distempered visions of the food so long desired.