tepidity


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tep·id

 (tĕp′ĭd)
adj.
1. Moderately warm; lukewarm.
2. Lacking in emotional warmth or enthusiasm; halfhearted: "the tepid conservatism of the fifties" (Irving Howe).

[Middle English, from Latin tepidus, from tepēre, to be lukewarm.]

te·pid′i·ty, tep′id·ness n.
tep′id·ly adv.

tepidity

a moderate warmth; lukewarmness. — tepid, adj.
See also: Heat
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tepidity - a warmness resembling the temperature of the skin
warmness, warmth - the quality of having a moderate degree of heat; "an agreeable warmth in the house"
Translations
فُتور الماء أو فُتور العَواطِف
vlažnost
lunkenhed
volgra; deyfî
ılık/gönülsüz olma hâli

tepidity

[teˈpɪdɪtɪ] tepidness [ˈtepɪdnɪs] Ntibieza f

tepidity

, tepidness
n (lit, fig)Lauheit f

tepid

(ˈtepid) adjective
1. slightly or only just warm; lukewarm. tepid water.
2. not very enthusiastic. a tepid welcome.
ˈtepidly adverb
ˈtepidness noun
teˈpidity noun
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