good temper

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Noun1.good temper - a cheerful and agreeable moodgood temper - a cheerful and agreeable mood  
humour, mood, temper, humor - a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor"
jolliness, jollity, joviality - feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
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When one was in a good temper, and the other in a bad temper, the peace was not broken; but when both happened to be in an ill-humor, quarrels sprang up from such incomprehensibly trifling causes, that they could never remember afterwards what they had quarreled about.
He seemed to mean that a prayer so easy to grant would put any god into a good temper; and possibly he smiled with a deeper meaning too.
Prince Andrew, glancing at Pierre, broke the silence now and then with remarks which showed that he was in a good temper.
Her mother was a woman of useful plain sense, with a good temper, and, what is more remarkable, with a good constitution.
Mary felt that she could have forgone this display of animal good temper, but seeing that Ralph, for some curious reason, took a pride in the sparrows, she bet him sixpence that he would not succeed.
"As for the Patchwork Girl," resumed the Wizard, "she is so remarkable in appearance, and so clever and good tempered, that our Gracious Ruler intends to preserve her carefully, as one of the curiosities of the curious Land of Oz.
She must be good to the poor and keep her house tidy and be good tempered and go to church regularly.
The Karabakh horse, originating in the Azerbaijani Karabakh region, is renowned for its good temper, loyalty, strength and speed.
Good temper, civility and respect has been our motto."
However, Mismary showed good temper during his interview with Emad Adeeb on Al-Hayah channel, and he did not act inappropriately at any time during his speech.
"Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed." 6 "Martin Chuzzlewit"