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warmth

 (wôrmth)
n.
1. The state, sensation, or quality of producing or having a moderate degree of heat: an agreeable warmth in the house.
2.
a. Friendliness, kindness, or affection: human warmth.
b. Excitement or intensity, especially of emotion.
3. The glowing effect produced by using predominantly red or yellow hues.

[Middle English warmeth, from warm, warm; see warm.]

warmth

(wɔːmθ)
n
1. the state, quality, or sensation of being warm
2. intensity of emotion: he denied the accusation with some warmth.
3. affection or cordiality

warmth

(wɔrmθ)

n.
1. the quality or state of being warm; moderate or gentle heat.
2. the sensation of moderate heat.
3. ardor or fervor; enthusiasm.
4. the quality of being intimate and attached.
5. an effect of brightness, cheerfulness, etc., achieved esp. by the use of warm colors: a room of great warmth.
6. the ability to produce a sensation of heat.
7. slight anger or irritation.
[1125–75; Middle English wermth. See warm, -th1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warmth - the sensation caused by heat energywarmth - the sensation caused by heat energy
temperature - the somatic sensation of cold or heat
2.warmth - a warmhearted feeling
caring, lovingness - a loving feeling
3.warmth - the quality of having a moderate degree of heat; "an agreeable warmth in the house"
high temperature, hotness, heat - the presence of heat
lukewarmness, tepidity, tepidness - a warmness resembling the temperature of the skin
4.warmth - the trait of being intensely emotionalwarmth - the trait of being intensely emotional
emotionalism, emotionality - emotional nature or quality
fieriness - a passionate and quick-tempered nature
5.warmth - a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or lovewarmth - a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
emotionalism, emotionality - emotional nature or quality
tenderness - a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
uxoriousness - foolish fondness for or excessive submissiveness to one's wife

warmth

warmth

noun
Translations
دِفء، حَرارَه، حَماسَه، سُخونَه
varme
hlÿja
vrúcnosť
toplotatoplina
ılıklıksıcaklık

warmth

[wɔːmθ] N
1. [of sun, fire] → calor m
2. [of clothing, blanket] a blanket will provide extra warmthuna manta proporcionará más abrigo
wear a jacket for warmthponte una chaqueta para ir bien abrigado
3. [of greeting, welcome] → cordialidad f; [of smile] → simpatía f, afabilidad f

warmth

[ˈwɔːrmθ] n
[fire, weather] → chaleur f
to huddle together for warmth → se blottir l'un contre l'autre pour se réchauffer
[greeting, welcome] → chaleur fwarm-up [ˈwɔːrmʌp] n
(= preparation for sport) → échauffement m
(= preparation for activity, competition) → galop m d'essai

warmth

n
(lit)Wärme f
(fig) (= friendliness: of voice, welcome etc) → Wärme f, → Herzlichkeit f; (= heatedness)Heftigkeit f, → Hitzigkeit f

warmth

[wɔːmθ] ncalore m (fig) → calore, calorosità

warm

(woːm) adjective
1. moderately, or comfortably, hot. Are you warm enough, or shall I close the window?; a warm summer's day.
2. (of clothes) protecting the wearer from the cold. a warm jumper.
3. welcoming, friendly, enthusiastic etc. a warm welcome; a warm smile.
4. tending to make one hot. This is warm work!
5. (of colours) enriched by a certain quantity of red or pink, or (of red etc) rich and bright. a warm red; I don't want white walls – I want something warmer.
verb
1. to make moderately hot. He warmed his hands in front of the fire.
2. to become friendly (towards) or enthusiastic (about). She warmed to his charm.
noun
an act of warming. Give your hands a warm in front of the fire.
ˈwarmly adverb
warmness noun
ˈwarmth () noun
the state of being warm. the warmth of the fire; The actor was delighted by the warmth of the applause; The warmth of her smile made me feel welcome.
ˌwarm-ˈblooded adjective
1. having a blood temperature greater than that of the surrounding atmosphere. warm-blooded animals such as man.
2. enthusiastic; passionate. When I was young and warm-blooded, I was passionate about many things that don't interest me now.
warmed-over adjective
(American).
1. warmed up or heated again. warmed-over soup.
2. (of a story, idea etc) that has been heard many times before so that it is no longer interesting or relevant.
ˌwarmˈhearted adjective
kind and affectionate. a warmhearted old lady; a warmhearted action.
ˌwarmˈheartedness noun
warm up
to make or become warm. The room will soon warm up; Have a cup of coffee to warm you up.

warmth

n calor m
References in classic literature ?
But the wood-fire is a kindly, cheerful, sociable spirit, sympathizing with mankind, and knowing that to create warmth is but one of the good offices which are expected from it.
As the warmth returned, the arctic forms would retreat northward, closely followed up in their retreat by the productions of the more temperate regions.
Though he still felt some warmth from the tea he had drunk and from his energetic struggle when clambering about in the snowdrift, he knew that this warmth would not last long and that he had no strength left to warm himself again by moving about, for he felt as tired as a horse when it stops and refuses to go further in spite of the whip, and its master sees that it must be fed before it can work again.
The great fresh open, after the stupefying warmth indoors, made them behave like wild things.
The Snake was quickly revived by the warmth, and resuming its natural instincts, bit its benefactor, inflicting on him a mortal wound.
They might in fact, have borne down a great deal more than they met with, for there was little to distress them beyond the want of graciousness and warmth.
He raised a certain building in his court-yard by a story, which shutting out the sun, took half a degree of warmth from Boxtel's garden, and, on the other hand, added half a degree of cold in winter; not to mention that it cut the wind, and disturbed all the horticultural calculations and arrangements of his neighbour.
We have already reached a very high latitude; but it is the height of summer, and although not so warm as in England, the southern gales, which blow us speedily towards those shores which I so ardently desire to attain, breathe a degree of renovating warmth which I had not expected.
Vegetable productions, of whatever kind, seemed more than negatively happy, in the juicy warmth and abundance of their life.
She took Edna's hand between her strong wiry fingers, holding it loosely without warmth, and executing a sort of double theme upon the back and palm.
Weston, that it had not added any lasting warmth, that she could still do without the writer, and that he must learn to do without her.
To Ethan there was something vaguely ominous in this stolid rejection of free food and warmth, and he wondered what had happened on the drive to nerve Jotham to such stoicism.