He was a mild, good-natured, sweet-tempered, easy-going, foolish, dear fellow,—a sort of Hercules in strength, and also in weakness.
She was not beautiful,—she was common, and could not be like Estella,—but she was pleasant and wholesome and sweet-tempered.
A deficient, ill-tempered, lowering, stupid fellow.
Nor you, sweet-tempered Biddy!
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If you had only given me some hint, if you had only broken your word with me a couple of times, if you had been bad-tempered or impatient with me—if you had been a lesser man, maybe I could have taken what I saw you doing.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
For the rest of the day, I’m short-tempered and distracted.