ill temper

bad or irritable disposition.


ill-tempered, adjective
ill-temperedly, adverb
ill-temperedness, noun Unabridged
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ill temper
bad temper; irritability

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Example sentences
People who seem to enjoy their ill temper have a way of keeping it in fine condition by inflicting privations on themselves.
The characters' constant ill temper is designed to add to the tension, but serves only as a distraction.
Mister's ill temper is matched only by his staggering incompetence.
Many of us admire the philosophy and deplore the ill temper.
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