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See definition of distempered on Dictionary.com
  • as inirritate
  • as incraze
  • as indisorder

synonyms for distempered

  • aggravate
  • annoy
  • bother
  • confuse
  • disturb
  • enrage
  • exasperate
  • gall
  • incense
  • inflame
  • infuriate
  • irk
  • offend
  • peeve
  • provoke
  • rankle
  • rattle
  • rile
  • sour
  • vex
  • abrade
  • affront
  • bug
  • burn
  • chafe
  • distemper
  • fret
  • get
  • grate
  • harass
  • madden
  • needle
  • nettle
  • pain
  • pester
  • pique
  • rasp
  • roil
  • ruffle
  • try
  • drive up the wall
  • get on nerves
  • get under skin
  • put out
  • rub the wrong way
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antonyms for distempered

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  • aid
  • alleviate
  • appease
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • encourage
  • help
  • make happy
  • order
  • organize
  • pacify
  • placate
  • please
  • soothe
  • assist
  • assuage
  • mollify
  • steady
  • balance
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • explain
  • soothe
  • placate
  • pacify
  • calm
  • appease
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How to use distempered in a sentence

Meanwhile, in the distempered mind of Charles one mania succeeded another.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The weather had distempered even this impassive creature; and as I went on upstairs I was the less ashamed of my own discomposure.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Ludicrous extravagances; pleasing to those fond of the marvellous, and excellent matter for a distempered brain.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
I live entirely upon the insects which have already formed a lodgment in the distempered tree.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
I even began to think that madness ruled me at that very hour; that all I saw and heard was the coinage of a distempered brain.
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
The prisoner nursed his chin in his cupped hands and stared unseeingly at the distempered walls.
THE GRELL MYSTERYFRANK FROEST
I struck my eyes till the light flashed from them, in hopes that my senses had been imposed upon by distempered vision.
TALES FROM "BLACKWOOD"VARIOUS
All the wild pictures which his distempered imagination drew were equally inspired by that one obstinate conviction.
THE LAW AND THE LADYWILKIE COLLINS
Never was blustering demagogue led by a distempered sense of self-importance into a more fatal error.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 109, NOVEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
The distempered wilfulness of a bruised young woman directed her thoughts.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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