Translation of temperamental in Spanish:

temperamental

Pronunciation: /ˌtemprəˈmentl/

adj

  • 1.1 (volatile, difficult) temperamental the car's being a bit temperamental lately el coche está un poco caprichoso últimamente
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    • Tina bit her lip, wondering what kind of a mood her temperamental friend was in.
    • He might be a volatile, temperamental person but, she did not think that he was actually dangerous.
    • Her character is a fiery, temperamental woman who likes to get her own way.
    1.2 (innate) [aversion/inability] innato
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    • And there are temperamental differences among children.
    • And these religious temperamental differences of course, they're very much prominent in their literary output and their way of life.
    • Any mother of more than one child can see temperamental differences in her offspring almost from the moment of birth, qualities which only become more pronounced as her children age.

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