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tem·per

(tem'pĕr),
1. Disposition; in general, any characteristic or particular state of mind. Synonym(s): temperament (2)
2. A display of irritation or anger.
3. To treat metal by application of heat, as in annealing or quenching.

temper

Etymology: L, temperare, to moderate
1 v, to moderate or soften the effects.
2 n, a state of mind regarding calmness or anger.

temper

adjective Relating to temper or temperament noun Psychology Temperament, see there Vox populi A term referring to a current state or display of temperament, commonly used in a negative context–eg. he/she has a real bad temper today. See Temper tantrum, temperament.

tem·per

(tem'pĕr)
1. Disposition; in general, any characteristic or particular state of mind.
Synonym(s): temperament (2) .
2. A display of irritation or anger.
See also: tantrum
3. To treat metal by application of heat, as in annealing or quenching.

tem·per

(tem'pĕr)
To treat metal by application of heat, as in annealing or quenching.

Patient discussion about temper

Q. What are the symptoms of Bipolar? and how does it effect one's health/temper?

A. here is a nice video i saw that describes bipolar symptoms:
http://www.imedix.com/health_community/vk5WpzmW5Idg_bipolar_symptoms?q=bipolar%20symptomes

and about how it affect your health- the affect is secondary. when you are in a depression episode you don't eat well, avoid showers and cleaning the house and it affects your health. and it leads to suicidle thoughts too- this has a tremendous afect on your health.

Q. what is the effect of hormones during pregnancy on a woman's temper?

A. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can indeedn cause mood changes, starting from anxiety or agitations to developing major clinical symptoms of depression. Pregnancy affects each woman differently.

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Serious conversations like this are easier during a car ride (when you're not looking at each other) or at dinner (when other family members can help keep tempers in check).
The few uniformed police present tried to keep tempers calm and avoid clashes.
This extended stop gives travelers enough time out of the car to feel refreshed and ready for the next leg of their journey and helps keep tempers in check and tantrums at bay.