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distempered

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distempered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of distemper

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distempered (comparative more distempered, superlative most distempered)

  1. (archaic) Affected with or suffering from distemper; diseased.
    • 1592–1609: I, sick withal, the help of bath desired, / And thither hied, a sad distemper'd guest, / But found no cure: the bath for my help lies / Where Cupid got new fire--my mistress' eyes. — William Shakespeare, Sonnet CLIII.