sweet-tempered


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sweet-tempered

adj
a variant of sweet-natured
Translations

sweet-tempered

[ˌswiːtˈtempəd] ADJde carácter dulce, amable
she's always sweet-temperedes siempre amable, no se altera nunca

sweet-tempered

[ˌswiːtˈtɛmpəd] adj to be sweet-temperedavere un carattere m dolce

sweet

(swiːt) adjective
1. tasting like sugar; not sour, salty or bitter. as sweet as honey; Children eat too many sweet foods.
2. tasting fresh and pleasant. young, sweet vegetables.
3. (of smells) pleasant or fragrant. the sweet smell of flowers.
4. (of sounds) agreeable or delightful to hear. the sweet song of the nightingale.
5. attractive or charming. What a sweet little baby!; a sweet face/smile; You look sweet in that dress.
6. kindly and agreeable. She's a sweet girl; The child has a sweet nature.
noun
1. (American ˈcandy) a small piece of sweet food eg chocolate, toffee etc. a packet of sweets; Have a sweet.
2. (a dish or course of) sweet food near or at the end of a meal; (a) pudding or dessert. The waiter served the sweet.
3. dear; darling. Hallo, my sweet!
ˈsweeten verb
to make or become sweet or sweeter. Did you sweeten (= put sugar in) my tea?
ˈsweetener noun
something that sweetens, eg a substance used for sweetening food. Saccharin is an artificial sweetener, often used instead of sugar.
ˈsweetly adverb
in an attractive, charming, agreeable or kindly manner. She sang/smiled very sweetly.
ˈsweetness noun
ˈsweetheart noun
1. a boyfriend or girlfriend.
2. used as an endearment for any beloved person, eg a child. Goodbye, sweetheart!
sweet potato
(the edible tuber of) a tropical twining plant.
sweet-ˈsmelling adjective
sweet-smelling flowers.
sweet-ˈtempered adjective
kind and friendly.
References in classic literature ?
The Pyncheon Elm, throughout its great circumference, was all alive, and full of the morning sun and a sweet-tempered little breeze, which lingered within this verdant sphere, and set a thousand leafy tongues a-whispering all at once.
He was a mild, good-natured, sweet-tempered, easy-going, foolish, dear fellow - a sort of Hercules in strength, and also in weakness.
Soup does very well without--Maybe it's always pepper that makes people hot-tempered,' she went on, very much pleased at having found out a new kind of rule, `and vinegar that makes them sour--and camomile that makes them bitter--and--and barley-sugar and such things that make children sweet-tempered.
But with the Pygmies he was the most sportive and humorous, and merry-hearted, and sweet-tempered old Giant that ever washed his face in a wet cloud.
The very idea of her having been suffered to grow up at a distance from us all in poverty and neglect, would be enough to make either of the dear, sweet-tempered boys in love with her.
I regard Louisa Musgrove as a very amiable, sweet-tempered girl, and not deficient in understanding, but Benwick is something more.
If only his father had picked him up, occasionally, had talked to him now and then, he scarcely could have resisted the little fellow's crowing, sweet-tempered, responsive charm, but resentment at the annoyance of his presence was now excessive.
She was loving and usually sweet-tempered, and had a round rosy face and earnest eyes.
On the other hand, he was sweet-tempered and equable, and he did not resent the early shows of crustiness which Michael made.
Mongondro was a sweet-tempered, mild-mannered little old chief, short-sighted and afflicted with elephantiasis, and no longer inclined toward the turbulence of war.
Prudent, and cheerful, and sweet-tempered, as you say--all the qualities in a woman that I admire.
He was no longer the easy, sweet-tempered, modest man who was the man of my remembrance.