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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Likely to perform unpredictably. Also: Subject to sharply varying moods.

Usage examples (37)
  • Some plants may be temperamental and not perform well if they are given too much or too little water.
  • temperamental indifference to neatness
  • A temperamental opera singer
  • There, he became known as a temperamental experimentalist, obsessive and fearless. for more
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