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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not tempered.
  • Not brought to the desired state of hardness: as, untempered steel.
  • Not brought to a fit or proper state generally; not regulated, moderated, or controlled; not mollified: as, untempered severity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not tempered; not conditioned by a process.
  • adjective In the case of a person, inexperienced; untested.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not moderated or controlled
  • adjective not brought to a proper consistency or hardness

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