good-tempered


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Synonyms for good-tempered

Synonyms for good-tempered

not easily irritated

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A good-tempered waggoner's patience has limits, and Tim was not to be urged further.
The attendant observed that his lordship was very busy, as the fight was coming on soon, but Father Brown had a good-tempered tedium of reiteration for which the official mind is generally not prepared.
He was quite good-tempered, a little amused, but his indifference was obvious.
Then, to puzzle her further, William and Ralph filled in all interstices of meal-times or railway journeys with perfectly good-tempered arguments; or they discussed politics, or they told stories, or they did sums together upon the backs of old envelopes to prove something.
He was too filial to be disrespectful to his father, and he bore the thunder with the certainty that it was transient; but in the mean time it was disagreeable to see his mother cry, and also to be obliged to look sulky instead of having fun; for Fred was so good-tempered that if he looked glum under scolding, it was chiefly for propriety's sake.
To be brave, one must be cheerful, so I hope you will be as good-tempered as possible.
Well, I suppose they are lively, good-tempered girls; but I imagine you must know them better than I do, yourself, for I never exchanged a word with either of them.
He is good-tempered too, and has lovely, curly, black hair.
said Nikita in answer to the low whinny with which he was greeted by the good-tempered, medium-sized bay stallion, with a rather slanting crupper, who stood alone in the shed.
The sight was gay in the extreme; the ladies were very handsome; the visitors delighted, cheerful, and good-tempered.
Don't be angry, my good man," said Cornelius, with his good-tempered smile, "the worst thing for a fracture is excitement, by which the blood is heated.
The Americans are not only the most hospitable people to be found on the face of the earth--they are (under certain conditions) the most patient and good-tempered people as well.
If she was a rosy, cosy little woman, like Polly, it would come easier, though," thought Tom, as he meditatively ate his last nut, feeling that fraternal affection could not be very difficult of demonstration, to brothers blessed with pretty, good-tempered sisters.
He was good-tempered, merry, witty, and kindly, a most lovable man.
She laughed a great deal, was cheerful and good-tempered, and enjoyed the pleasant things of life frankly.