Her background here suggests that she will move left, but her temperament suggests that she will move to the center.
This is her temperament: she wants dreams to belong to the night.
They wondered about the temperament of K-12 Jesus and wrote a number of apocryphal stories about his childhood years.
She was a little fairy and she flew around and she had a temperament.
My mother was a pamphleteer by temperament, and she knew that sedition and controversy are fired by printed matter.
Their difference in habit, temperament, thought—all became plain.
Their tone came of temperament, the words themselves of love and its courage.
Indian nation must grow according to its own temperament in the light I have described.
If I had, I know that one of my temperament could not have escaped serious consequences.
This was a matter of temperament, perhaps, but it reveals the humanity as well as the divinity of the man.
early 15c., "proportioned mixture of elements," from Latin temperamentum "proper mixture," from temperare "to mix" (see temper). In medieval theory, it meant a combination of qualities (hot, cold, moist, dry) that determined the nature of an organism; this was extended to a combination of the four humors (sanguine, choleric, phlegmatic, and melancholic) that made up a person's characteristic disposition. General sense of "habit of mind, natural disposition" is from 1821.
temperament tem·per·a·ment (těm'prə-mənt, těm'pər-ə-)
The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person.