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synonyms for temperamental

  • capricious
  • erratic
  • excitable
  • fickle
  • headstrong
  • high-strung
  • impatient
  • irritable
  • mercurial
  • ornery
  • passionate
  • petulant
  • thin-skinned
  • unpredictable
  • unreliable
  • unstable
  • volatile
  • changeable
  • cussed
  • easily upset
  • emotional
  • explosive
  • fiery
  • froward
  • hotheaded
  • hyper
  • hypersensitive
  • in bad mood
  • inconsistent
  • mean
  • neurotic
  • sensitive
  • ticklish
  • touchy
  • uncertain
  • undependable
  • variable
  • willful
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antonyms for temperamental

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  • calm
  • constant
  • dependable
  • easy-going
  • happy
  • laid-back
  • predictable
  • reliable
  • stable
  • steadfast
  • steady
  • tolerant
  • unchanging
  • unvarying
  • easygoing
  • peaceful
  • pleased
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On the surface, the inventory is unpredictable and temperamental.
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So temperamental a creature as Sylvia would be prone to exaggerate a situation.
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She bore him one child, Rebecca, of a temperamental nature, and of deep piety like her mother.
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I believe he is incapable of cruelty—physical, mental, or temperamental—quite incapable of it.
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And now she will begin on her eternal subject: a dead friend who was done to death by her husband's temperamental cruelty.
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Men differ according to their temperamental composition and their human conduct.
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