even-tempered even-tempered

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not easily irritated

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Though considered to be an even-tempered, if not altogether unexciting, politician, he has a stated affection for music and has composed his own love songs.
  2. And it might lead an otherwise even-tempered President to call the police out in exactly those terms.
  3. To fill out Patterson's job and possibly to continue in the subordinate Army post after merger becomes a fact, the President nominated able, even-tempered, 6 ft.

News

  • Flowertown Players and South of Broadway to collaborate

    Theater people are notorious for being more dramatic than the shows they put on, but the even-tempered people of Next Stage are trying to change that. Next Stage is the combined effort of two theater companies: Summerville’s Flowertown Players and North Charleston’s South of Broadway. more…
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Charleston City Paper

Quotes

  1. "I can just say that Gates has an even-tempered demeanor and he tends to give us the facts without a lot of adjectives," said Rep. Ric Keller, R-Fla., after leaving a meeting Wednesday between Gates and 23 House Republicans, mostly moderates...
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: Ric Keller Source: FOXNews

  2. "He's a very even-tempered guy," said Garner, who managed Milwaukee from 1992-99. "Robin Yount was this way, Paul Molitor was the way, some of the great pitchers I've had, they're very even-tempered."
    on Apr 20, 2007 By: Phil Garner Source: SI.com

  3. However, India may appreciate what former Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau said of his big neighbour: "Living next to the US is like sleeping with an elephant; no matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, one is affected by every twitch and...
    on Sep 13, 2004 By: Pierre Trudeau Source: The Daily Star

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