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temperament (noun) nature [of a person or animal].
Temperament is the nature of a person or an animal as shown in their behavior or reaction to others or situations. A person's temperament shows how happy, angry, excited, they are likely to be. A man of a happy temperament is by nature happy, and most of the time remains happy. A man of angry temperament is likely to be angry frequently even about small things.
- Artistic by temperament, George always has an eye for beauty. Anything beautiful makes him happy.
- Mary has such a lovely temperament that it is very pleasant to be in her company. She makes you feel quite comfortable and relaxed.