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Meaning of TEMPERED

Pronunciation:  'tempurd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  adjusted or attuned by adding a counterbalancing element; "criticism tempered with kindly sympathy"
  2. [adj]  made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment; "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass"
 

TEMPERED is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: annealed, baked, burned, burnt, diluted, hardened, moderated, qualified, sunbaked, toned down(p), toughened, treated, tuned
 
 Antonyms: unhardened, untempered
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tem"pered\, a.
Brought to a proper temper; as, tempered steel; having (such)
a temper; -- chiefly used in composition; as, a good-tempered
or bad-tempered man; a well-tempered sword.

 

 

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