even-tempered

even-tempered
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  • even-tempered — adj someone who is even tempered is calm and does not easily become angry = ↑placid …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • even-tempered — [adj] easygoing calm, collected, complacent, composed, cool, level headed, patient, relaxed, stable, steady, unexcitable, unruffled; concepts 401,404 …   New thesaurus

  • even-tempered — [ē΄vən tem′pərd] adj. not quickly angered or excited; placid; calm …   English World dictionary

  • even-tempered — adjective not easily irritated an equable temper not everyone shared his placid temperament remained placid despite the repeated delays • Syn: ↑equable, ↑good tempered, ↑placid • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • even-tempered — adjective Remaining calm even in situations that would cause many others to become angry, frustrated, panicky, etc. Who has not known some even tempered old man or woman who seemed to have drunk of the fountain of youth? Syn: cool, cool headed …   Wiktionary

  • even-tempered — ADJ GRADED If someone is even tempered, they are usually calm and do not easily get angry. He was normally a very even tempered person... They seem less tense, more even tempered. Syn: equable …   English dictionary

  • even tempered — Synonyms and related words: bovine, calm, cool, dispassionate, dull, equable, even, impassive, imperturbable, inexcitable, inirritable, levelheaded, patient, reposeful, serene, steady, stoic, stolid, tranquil, undisturbable, unflappable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • even-tempered — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. easy going, calm, relaxed, type B, cool. ANT.: anxious, hot headed II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not easily excited, even under pressure: calm, collected, composed, cool, cool headed, detached, even1,… …   English dictionary for students

  • even-tempered — /ee veuhn tem peuhrd/, adj. not easily ruffled, annoyed, or disturbed; calm. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • even-tempered — e|ven tem|pered [ ,ivn tempərd ] adjective not often angry or upset …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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