temperamental


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given to changeable emotional states, especially of anger or gloom

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subject to sharply varying moods

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likely to perform unpredictably

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Terms used to describe temperamental animals include "flighty," "excitable," and "high strung.
He was temperamental and did not like to be around other cats or even children.
Rakti: despite being temperamental he won five Group 1s for Jarvis
Tanvir played down the Akhtar's temperamental problems that often landed the pacer in trouble.
1 : likely to become angry or upset <The actor is known for being temperamental and storming off stage.
Cunningham claimed a good scalp as he unanimously outscored triple Irish champion PJ Delaney at the Rainton Meadows Arena, where McGirr stopped temperamental Conner Burns in the second round.
However, alstroemerias are temperamental, sometimes not growing at all in the first year after planting.
Sadly, it would seem that notoriously temperamental Ms Campbell's fame and fortune set her apart from us mere mortals.
He's a temperamental person and I don't want him to go anywhere.
Chefs are renowned for being temperamental, but RTE's documentary The Pressure Cooker showed McGrath to be a boss who treated his staff like dirt.
I want all my players to play with humility - I don't want temperamental superstars.
Authors such as Nigg (2006) underscore the presence of certain temperamental dimensions among the risk factors in the development of anxiety problems.
Stephen Jeary, defending, said Colsey had temperamental difficulties.
Rosen's point is that the Court's most successful jurists--he spotlights John Marshall, John Harlan, Hugo Black, and William Rehnquist, and tips his hat to several others--have the same temperamental strengths that one looks for in high-performing kindergarteners.
The quality of fearlessness mentioned in the article seems to be one of the temperamental traits most associated with the development of sociopathy.