What does the word temperament mean?

Usage examples for temperament

  1. The fault lies more in temperament than in soul. – History of the War Between Mexico and the United States, with a Preliminary View of its Origin, Volume 1 by Brantz Mayer
  2. It is a painful matter, very, to a person of modest temperament. – Mr. Meeson's Will by H. Rider Haggard
  3. Then you have no temperament; you are not an artist. – Press Cuttings by George Bernard Shaw