Internal constitution; state with respect to the relative proportion of different qualities, or constituent parts.
- The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person: a nervous temperament. See Synonyms at disposition.
- The distinguishing mental and physical characteristics of a human according to medieval physiology, resulting from dominance of one of the four humors.
- Excessive irritability or sensitiveness: an actor with too much temperament.
- Music Equal temperament.