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temperament

Pronunciation: /ˈtemprəmənt/

Translation of temperament in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (character) temperamento (masculine) an artistic temperament un temperamento artístico
    Example sentences
    • One's diet for example, can affect the body's temperaments and thus influence ones's intellectual moral character.
    • Planetary characteristics are defined by these humoural temperaments where, as in nature, warmth and moisture promote health and vitality whilst cold and dryness are conducive to decay.
    • In Hinduism you have many deities with various temperaments and nature, so you have the luxury of choosing and bonding with the deity which suits your nature.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (moodiness) mal genio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Women with the aspect often have an excessively emotional temperament.
    • His emotional and dramatic temperament is well suited to the imaginative and affective dimensions of Ignatian prayer.
    • But his volatile temperament sometimes landed him in serious trouble with the authorities.

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