sweet-tempered love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a gentle or pleasant temper.

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Examples

  • Mistress Gwyn Ellen is a sweet-tempered, biddable girl and learns quickly but is a constant surprise to us.

    Exit the Actress

  • Teddy is delicately featured, sweet-tempered, and very fond of Theo.

    Exit the Actress

  • That seems to be beyond the imagination and capabilities of the sweet-tempered, passive, over-educated, please-play-nice Obama staff whose Democratic-controlled congress has just stripped $12bn from a long-term food stamps program precisely at the time when more Americans than ever hunger, literally, for such assistance.

    Clancy Sigal: Wimps Don't Win

  • His eyes were too mild; there was not a spark of the beast in them, nor in his face, while his body seemed too fragile, what of its fairness and smoothness, and his face too boyish and sweet-tempered and intelligent.

    Chapter 4

  • When I met that dog at a recent adoption event, she was being passed from person to person, the most sweet-tempered thing ever.

    Pet Talk: Mill dogs' forgiveness is a real head-scratcher

  • That seems to be beyond the imagination and capabilities of the sweet-tempered, passive, over-educated, please-play-nice Obama staff whose Democratic-controlled congress has just stripped $12bn from a long-term food stamps program precisely at the time when more Americans than ever hunger, literally, for such assistance.

    Clancy Sigal: Wimps Don't Win

  • Teddy is delicately featured, sweet-tempered, and very fond of Theo.

    Exit the Actress

  • Mistress Gwyn Ellen is a sweet-tempered, biddable girl and learns quickly but is a constant surprise to us.

    Exit the Actress

  • That seems to be beyond the imagination and capabilities of the sweet-tempered, passive, over-educated, please-play-nice Obama staff whose Democratic-controlled congress has just stripped $12bn from a long-term food stamps program precisely at the time when more Americans than ever hunger, literally, for such assistance.

    Clancy Sigal: Wimps Don't Win

  • On the other hand, he was sweet-tempered and equable, and he did not resent the early shows of crustiness which Michael made.

    CHAPTER XXIX

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