distemperature (n.) Old form(s): distemprature
ailment, disorder, malady
CE V.i.82[Abbess to Adriana] a huge infectious troop / Of pale distemperatures and foes to life
Per V.i.25[Lysimachus to Helicanus, of Pericles] Upon what ground is his distemperature?
RJ II.iii.36[Friar to Romeo] Thou art uproused with some distemperature
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