TEMPER By N., Sam M.S. - 37 noun. 1. a reflection of irritation or rage. 2. a propensity to be angered rapidly. 3. a character trait, mood, or disposition. TEMPER: "Everyone says John has a very short temper." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Comparison of Assessment Tools Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief FROMM, ERICH (1900—) NURSERY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE PERSONALITY TRAIT THEORY EXOTIC PSYCHOSES PERSONALITY PROCESSES Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TEMPER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/temper/ (accessed July 1, 2022).