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Ill temper   /ɪl tˈɛmpər/   Listen
Ill temper

A persisting angry mood.  Synonym: bad temper.

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"Ill temper" Quotes from Famous Books

... add to their happiness or lighten their burdens. For another must realize the importance of manners, cultivate kindliness of voice and phrase, courtesy, cheerfulness, and good humor. Surliness and ill temper, glumness, touchiness, are inexcusable; nor may we needlessly burden others with our troubles and disappointments - the motto, "Burn your own smoke," voices an important duty. Again, we must remember that ...
— Problems of Conduct • Durant Drake

Words linked to "Ill temper" :   bad temper, short temper, conniption, choler, spleen, quick temper, fit, tantrum, irascibility, scene, anger, ire

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