adjective Date: 1768 not easily angered or upset • good-temperedly adverbgood-temperedness noun

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  • Good-tempered — Good tem pered, a. Having a good temper; not easily vexed or irritated. See {Good natured}. Syn: equable, even tempered, placid. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good-tempered — [good′tem΄pərd] adj. having a good temper; not easily angered or annoyed; amiable good temperedly adv …   English World dictionary

  • good-tempered — adj pleasant, kind, and not easily made angry ≠ ↑bad tempered …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • good-tempered — index peaceable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • good-tempered — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not easily irritated or made angry …   English terms dictionary

  • good-tempered — ADJ GRADED A good tempered person or animal is naturally friendly and pleasant and does not easily get angry or upset. He was a happy, good tempered child. ...a horse which is quiet and good tempered. Syn: good natured …   English dictionary

  • good-tempered — good temperedly, adv. good temperedness, n. /good tem peuhrd/, adj. good natured; amiable. [1760 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • good-tempered — good′ tem′pered adj. good natured; amiable • Etymology: 1760–70 good′ tem′pered•ly, adv. good′ tem′pered•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • good-tempered — good tem|pered [ gud tempərd ] adjective pleasant and not easily annoyed or upset …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • good-tempered — /ˈgʊd tɛmpəd/ (say good tempuhd) adjective good natured; amiable. –good temperedly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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