attemperament


attemperament
\\-p(ə)rəmənt\ noun (-s)
Etymology: from attemper, after English temper: temperament
archaic : a mixing in proper proportion

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  • Attemperament — At*tem per*a*ment, n. [OF. attemprement.] A tempering, or mixing in due proportion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attemperament — at·tem·per·a·ment …   English syllables

  • Attemperance — At*tem per*ance, n. [Cf. OF. atemprance.] Temperance; attemperament. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Attemperment — At*tem per*ment, n. Attemperament. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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