Antonyms for quick tempered

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Queen of Clubs—An affectionate woman, but quick tempered and touchy.

As a child she was quick tempered, quite a spitfire and given to tantrums.

He was quick tempered, and when in a passion cared nothing whom he struck.

The tone was very disarming, and warm-hearted, quick tempered just-souled little Beverly succumbed.

Then there was Mollie, dark eyed and quick tempered, with more than a touch of the French in her, but Betty's equal in bravery.

Jovita was sentimental and reserved, Michaela was quick tempered, and Emilita was the liveliest of the party.

Her husband noted that she was fretful, sensitive, resentful and quick tempered, although apt to recover quickly from her rages.

I am quick tempered, and was about to reply hotly, when the door opened and Elizabeth entered.

He is quick tempered but not revengeful, and he is proverbially lazy.

He was a tall thin man with iron gray hair, quick tempered and not so well liked by the boys as Sergeant Hanke.