1. a biologically rooted, hereditary character trait. 2. a characteristic which consists of affective styles of behavior and emotional factors. It is one of three categories of source traits in Cattell

TEMPERAMENT TRAIT: "Temperament traits are often looked for during initial consultations with children who are being examined for behavioral disorders."
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