temperamental: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (tem"pur-u-men'tl, -pru-men'-, -pur-men'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. having or exhibiting a strongly marked, individual temperament.
  2. moody, irritable, or sensitive: a temperamental artist.
  3. given to erratic behavior; unpredictable.
  4. of or pertaining to temperament; constitutional: temperamental differences.
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