Definitions of tempered:
  • adjective:   adjusted or attuned by adding a counterbalancing element
    Example: "Criticism tempered with kindly sympathy"
  • adjective:   made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
    Example: "A sword of tempered steel"

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