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GRE Word List

TEMPERAMENT

characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress

The meaning of the word temperament is characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress.

Random words

WordMeaning
downcastdisheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
supplicatepetition humbly; pray to grant a favor
lopegallop slowly
apathylack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
timorousfearful; timid; demonstrating fear
halcyoncalm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
primaryfirst in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
largessgenerous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
hemsurround tightly so that movement is impossible; Ex. hem in; N.
havocwidespread damage; disorder; chaos