Definition of Temperaments

1. Noun. (plural of temperament) ¹



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Definition of Temperaments

1. temperament [n] - See also: temperament

Lexicographical Neighbors of Temperaments

temp
temped
tempeh
tempehs
temper
temper'd
temper tantrum
temper tantrums
tempera
temperable
temperament
temperamental
temperamentalities
temperamentality
temperamentally
temperaments (current term)
temperance
temperances
temperancy
temperas
temperate
temperate bacteriophage
temperate phage
temperate rain forest
temperate rainforest
temperate virus
temperate zone
temperate zones
temperately
temperateness

Literary usage of Temperaments

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1842)
"The antients paid considerable attention to the subject of temperaments, and pointed out various peculiarities in the constitution and actions of the human ..."

2. Essays on Physiognomy by Johann Caspar Lavater, Thomas Holcroft (1878)
"Little as we would wish to reject the look, the glance, here are proofs that the temperaments, without complexion, life, or look, are known hy the very ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1841)
"A deep sense of the difficulties attending all previous doctrines of temperaments, induces us to present to the public the result of our own investigations, ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1841)
"A deep sense of the difficulties attending all previous doctrines-of •temperaments, induces us to present to the public the result of our own investigations ..."

5. The Knickerbocker. by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving (1841)
"NEW SYSTEM OF temperaments. ); - A MODERN PHILOSOPHER. ... Our system embraces six temperaments ; viz : I. The PINY temperament, distinguished for ..."

6. Human Physiology by Robley Dunglison (1846)
"Such are the temperaments, constitutions, idiosyncrasies, acquired differences, and the varieties of the human species or the different races of mankind. ..."

7. A Treatise on Hygiene: With Special Reference to the Military Service by William Alexander Hammond (1863)
"temperaments IN GENERAL. THE ancients laid very great stress on the doctrine of temperaments, and on the influence which these conditions of the system were ..."

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