the quality or state of being warm; moderate or gentle heat.
the sensation of moderate heat.
liveliness of feelings, emotions, or sympathies; ardor or fervor; enthusiasm or zeal: She spoke her mind with great warmth. There was warmth in his greeting and in his handshake.
the quality of being intimate and attached: All children need warmth and affection from their families.
an effect of brightness, cheerfulness, coziness, etc., achieved by the use of warm colors: The room has warmth since it was redecorated.
the means or ability to produce a sensation of heat: a jacket with little warmth.
slight anger or irritation: Her denial betrayed some warmth.
- warmthless, adjective
- warmth·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for warmth
the state, quality, or sensation of being warm
intensity of emotion: he denied the accusation with some warmth
affection or cordiality
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