Meaning of “temperament” in the English Dictionary


"temperament" in American English

See all translations

temperamentnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈtem·prə·mənt/

the emotional character or state of mind of people or animals, as shown in their behavior:

[ C ] Their temperaments are very different.
[ U ] Trudy has the nicest temperament of all our dogs.

(Definition of “temperament” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)