Definition for DIS-TEM'PER


  1. To disease; to disorder; to derange the functions of the body or mind. – Shak. Boyle.
  2. To disturb; to ruffle. – Dryden.
  3. To deprive of temper or moderation. – Dryden.
  4. To make disaffected, ill humored, or malignant. – Shak. [This verb is seldom used, except in the participles.]

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