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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 ?
Miss Eliott is a very sweet girl, and seemed to enjoy herself, I thought," observed Beth, with unusual warmth.
His feet also were cold and he sat on the log by the fire, grateful for the warmth and apparently indifferent to what Elmer had to say.
His face was ruggedly formed, but it looked like ashes--like something from which all the warmth and light had died out.
She grew fond of her husband, realizing with some unaccountable satisfaction that no trace of passion or excessive and fictitious warmth colored her affection, thereby threatening its dissolution.
The sun had hid its warmth behind an impenetrable mass of vapor, and hundreds of human forms, which had blackened beneath the fierce heats of August, were stiffening in their deformity before the blasts of a premature November.
Within that circle, he claimed the same sort of privilege, and probably felt as much warmth of interest, as a clergyman does in the range of his parishioners.
It was pleasant in the summer forenoons -- when the fervent heat, that almost liquefied the rest of the human family, merely communicated a genial warmth to their half torpid systems -- it was pleasant to hear them chatting in the back entry, a row of them all tipped against the wall, as usual; while the frozen witticisms of past generations were thawed out, and came bubbling with laughter from their lips.
The more so, I say, because truly to enjoy bodily warmth, some small part of you must be cold, for there is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast.
How wonderful is it then --except after explanation --that this great monster, to whom corporeal warmth is as indispensable as it is to man; how wonderful that he should be found at home, immersed to his lips for life in those Arctic waters
When it is a dry cold a couple of good thick rugs will keep the warmth in us; but when it is soaking rain they soon get wet through and are no good.
Going and coming--before sunrise and after dark--there was warmth and a glow of light, and the steam of hot food,and perhaps music, or a friendly face, and a word of good cheer.
And the honest drover, in his warmth, endorsed this moral sentiment by firing a perfect feu de joi at the fireplace.