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1. tempered

adjective. ['ˈtɛmpɝd'] made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment.

Synonyms

  • toughened
  • sunbaked
  • treated
  • hardened

Antonyms

  • delicate
  • tender
  • inexperienced
  • weak

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Words that Rhyme with Tempered

  • hampered
  • pampered
  • papered
  • peppered
  • prospered
  • scampered
  • tampered
  • tapered
  • zippered

Example sentences of the word tempered


1. Verb, past participle
Productivity and output must be tempered with quality as well.

2. Verb, past tense
Any dramatic move in price indicates real changes in the stock market that warrant attention tempered with caution.

3. Adjective
If you have a glass table, it is almost certainly made of tempered glass.

Quotes containing the word tempered


1. My mother... she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.
- Jodi Picoult

2. One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
- Albert Einstein

3. You’re far too prickly tempered to be a mistress. You’re far better suited as a wife.
- Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning

2. quick-tempered

adjective. quickly aroused to anger.

Synonyms

  • hot-tempered
  • hotheaded
  • short-tempered
  • irascible
  • choleric

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • cautious
  • unangry
  • passionless

3. good-tempered

adjective. not easily irritated.

Synonyms

  • even-tempered
  • placid
  • equable

Antonyms

  • disagreeable
  • unkind
  • unpleasant
  • stormy

4. even-tempered

adjective. not easily irritated.

Synonyms

  • placid
  • equable
  • good-tempered

Antonyms

  • disagreeable
  • unkind
  • unpleasant
  • stormy

5. bad-tempered

adjective. annoyed and irritable.

Synonyms

  • ill-natured
  • fussy
  • crabby
  • grouchy
  • grumpy
  • ill-tempered
  • crabbed

Antonyms

  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold
  • pleasant

6. hot-tempered

adjective. quickly aroused to anger.

Synonyms

  • quick-tempered
  • hotheaded
  • short-tempered
  • irascible
  • choleric

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • cautious
  • unangry
  • passionless

7. ill-tempered

adjective. annoyed and irritable.

Synonyms

  • ill-natured
  • fussy
  • crabby
  • grouchy
  • grumpy
  • bad-tempered
  • crabbed

Antonyms

  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold
  • pleasant

8. short-tempered

adjective. quickly aroused to anger.

Synonyms

  • hot-tempered
  • quick-tempered
  • hotheaded
  • irascible
  • choleric

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • cautious
  • unangry
  • passionless
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