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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tem·per·a·men·tal /ˌtɛmp(ə)rəˈmɛntḷ, ˌtɛmpɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tem·per·a·men·tal a. Of or pertaining to temperament; constitutional. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to or caused by temperament; "temperamental
             indifference to neatness"; "temperamental
      2: subject to sharply varying moods; "a temperamental opera
         singer" [syn: moody]
      3: likely to perform unpredictably; "erratic winds are the bane
         of a sailor"; "a temperamental motor; sometimes it would
         start and sometimes it wouldn't"; "that beautiful but
         temperamental instrument the flute"- Osbert Lancaster
         [syn: erratic]