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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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They also quote verses from the Qur'an and Hadith that confirm Islam's aversion to displays of anger, and how as Muslims we must always keep calm and keep our tempers under control.
FIRSTLY, I would try and find out if there is a reason for the temper tantrums.
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This was a very good test for us, not only on the football front but also in controlling our temper because there was clear evidence of simulation out there," said Davies.
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While Best's analyses are provocative in light of the temper changes at Qaranicagi, they can not explain Qaranicagi tempers due to the different mechanical properties of shell and calcareous beach sand (although both are chemically similar).