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even-tempered

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Definition of even-tempered in English:

adjective

Not easily annoyed or made angry: he was a gentle and even-tempered man
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  • Obviously I can't imagine why these keys would ever be useful to someone as calm, level-headed and even-tempered as myself.
  • One man is wrathful and always angry, and another even-tempered and never angry.
  • She talked slowly, in her calm, even-tempered way.
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