(?; 135), n. 1. Bad temperature; intemperateness; excess of heat or cold, or of other qualities; as, the distemperature of the air. [Obs.]
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2. Disorder; confusion. Shak.
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3. Disorder of body; slight illness; distemper.
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A huge infectious troop
Of pale distemperatures and foes to life.
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4. Perturbation of mind; mental uneasiness.
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Sprinkled a little patience on the heat of his distemperature.
Sir W. Scott.
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