Definitions For Tempering


  • Hardening something by heat treatment
  • To make (something) less severe or extreme
  • To cause (something, such as steel or glass) to become hard or strong by heating it and cooling it


  • Moderating by making more temperate


  • The tendency of someone to become angry
  • A state of being angry
  • Calmness of mind

Is Tempering a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Tempering is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tempering in a Sentence

  • She has a bad temper.
  • That boy has quite a temper.
  • He needs to learn to control his temper.
  • The steel must be properly tempered.

Synonyms for Tempering

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