Strain and Temper


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Strain noun – The line of ancestors from whom a person is descended.
Temper is a synonym for strain in mental condition topic. In some cases you can use "Temper" instead a noun "Strain", when it comes to topics like manner, tone, suggestion.
Nearby Words: strained, straining, strainer
Synonyms for Strain


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Temper noun – A state of mind dominated by a particular emotion.
Usage example: was in quite a bad temper after spilling his juice all over his new shirt

Strain is a synonym for temper in state of mind topic. Sometimes you can use "Strain" instead a noun "Temper".
Nearby Words: temperate, temperament, tempered, temperance, tempering
Synonyms for Temper

How words are described

short short strain short temper
mild mild strain mild temper
nasty nasty strain nasty temper
strong strong strain strong temper
Other adjectives: violent, extreme, serious, huge, infamous, terrible, aggressive, sudden.

Both words in one sentence

  • He's also got a hidden temper that can sometimes become violent, putting strain on his marriage to Sally, and culminating in his brutal beating and ostracizing of his oldest son, Danny.
  • Abusive Parents / Anime and Manga The strain of the constant ruse and Kyo's temper drives her over the edge to suicide.
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