US: /ˈtɛmpɝmənt/, /ˈtɛmpɹəmənt/
UK: /tˈɛmpɹəmənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

temperament /'tempərəmənt/
  • danh từ
    • khí chất, tính khí, tính
      • an artistic temperament: tính nghệ sĩ

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [C, U] a person's or an animal's nature as shown in the way they behave or react to situations or people: to have an artistic / a nervous / a fiery temperament + a horse with an excellent temperament + She's a dreamer and a romantic by temperament. + To become a champion, you have to have the right temperament.
2 [U] the tendency to get emotional and excited very easily and behave in an unreasonable way: an actor given to displays of temperament

Collocation dictionary


fiery, violent, volatile | brittle, fragile, highly-strung | cool, equable, even, good, sanguine, unflappable | docile | sunny | questionable, suspect, uncertain | right, wrong
He doesn't have the right temperament for the job.
| nervous | romantic | artistic, scientific, etc.




by/in ~
She was fiery by temperament.
| of … ~
a man of an equable temperament


a display of temperament
He's given to displays of temperament (= he often behaves in an emotional way).

Concise English dictionary

+your usual mood
+excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
+an adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys