warmth

[wawrmth]

noun


Origin of warmth

First recorded in 1125–75, warmth is from the Middle English word wermth. See warm, -th1
Related formswarmth·less, adjectivewarmth·less·ness, noun

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warmth

noun

the state, quality, or sensation of being warm
intensity of emotionhe denied the accusation with some warmth
affection or cordiality
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Word Origin and History for warmth
n.

late 12c., wearmth, Proto-Germanic *warmitho- (cf. Middle Low German wermede, Dutch warmte), from *warmo- (see warm (adj.)).

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