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temper

noun
 
 
/ˈtempər/
B2 [C, U] If someone has a temper, they become angry very easily: He's got a really bad temper.Bad-tempered
be in a bad/foul, etc temper to be feeling angry: I'd avoid her if I were you - she's in a foul temper.Bad-temperedAngry and displeasedBad-tempered
lose your temper (with sb) B2 to suddenly become very angry: I lost my temper with the children this morning.Becoming angry and expressing anger
keep your temper to succeed in staying calm and not becoming angryCalm and relaxedControlling emotionsCalm and relaxedNot showing or feeling emotions
(Definition of temper noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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