temperamental

[ tem-per-uh-men-tl, -pruh-men-, -per-men- ]SEE DEFINITION OF temperamental
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Jeff could almost feel the whiff and wind of the temperamental rush.

Between these men there were temperamental differences as wide as the ocean.

But Bates would be; he had imagination and was temperamental.

Scott, who was 50 temperamental, as out-of-doors men often are, felt it keenly.

He knew how temperamental was the pleasure-seeking stranger.

For expression with us is not scholastic, but temperamental!

"He seems a temperamental person," Mr. Stott replied, evasively.

Shawnee had been worth fifty of this temperamental blooded hunter.

He has not the temperamental apparatus that works in that way.

His most distinctive feature is his temperamental opportunism.

WORD ORIGIN

"of or pertaining to temperament," 1640s, from temperament; in the sense of "moody" it is recorded from 1907.

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