Definitions for tepidˈtɛp ɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tep•idˈtɛp ɪd(adj.)

  1. moderately warm; lukewarm:

    tepid water.

  2. characterized by a lack of force or enthusiasm.

Origin of tepid:

1350–1400; ME < L tepidus lukewarm =tep(ēre) to be warm +-idus -id4


Princeton's WordNet

  1. lukewarm, tepid(adj)

    moderately warm

    "he hates lukewarm coffee"; "tepid bath water"

  2. halfhearted, half-hearted, tepid, lukewarm(adj)

    feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm

    "a halfhearted effort"; "gave only lukewarm support to the candidate"


  1. tepid(Adjective)

    Lukewarm; neither warm nor cool.

    I'm drinking a cup of tepid water.

  2. tepid(Adjective)

    Uninterested; exhibiting little passion or eagerness.

    He gave me a tepid response to the proposal.

  3. Origin: From tepidus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tepid(adj)

    moderately warm; lukewarm; as, a tepid bath; tepid rays; tepid vapors

Anagrams of tepid

  1. DIPTe

Translations for tepid

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


slightly or only just warm; lukewarm

tepid water.

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