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Definition of "bad temper" [bad temper]

  • A persisting angry mood (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "bad temper" in a sentence
  • "D'Urberville's bad temper cleared up at sight of hers; and he laughed heartily."
  • "Though Eugenists may find a difficulty in reconciling Napier's brilliancy with the extreme youth of his parents, they may at any rate attribute Kepler's occasional fits of bad temper to heredity."
  • "Yes, there were those who lived up to the stereotype, those who talked interminably or bullied their staffs; and the more time I spent on the Senate floor, the more frequently I could identify in each senator the flaws that we all suffer from to varying degrees-a bad temper here, a deep stubbornness or unquenchable vanity there."