your usual mood
excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
an adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys
The following are synonyms for 'temperament'. Click on any of them to get both Bibliodata's full list of common definitions and a further set of synonyms.
In 1986, a drunk fan got into a pace car at Talladega Superspeedway, and started joyriding on the track in front of a nationwide audience. The police cruisers who had to chase him around the track were not amused when they caught and arrested him