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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coolness, imperturbability, imperturbablenessnoun

    calm and unruffled self-assurance

    "he performed with all the coolness of a veteran"

  2. chilliness, coolness, nipnoun

    the property of being moderately cold

    "the chilliness of early morning"

  3. coolness, nervelessnessnoun

    fearless self-possession in the face of danger

  4. coldness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness, iciness, chillinessnoun

    a lack of affection or enthusiasm

    "a distressing coldness of tone and manner"


  1. coolnessnoun

    The state of being cool, as in chilly.

  2. coolnessnoun

    The result or product of being cool, as in chilly.

  3. coolnessnoun

    The state of being cool, as in good or pleasing.

  4. coolnessnoun

    The result or product of being cool, as in good or pleasing.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Coolnessnoun

    Etymology: from cool.

    This difference consisteth not in the heat or coolness of spirits; for cloves, and other spices, naptha and petroleum, have exceeding hot spirits, hotter a great deal than oil, wax, or tallow, but not inflamed. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    The toad loveth shade and coolness. Francis Bacon, Nat. History.

    Yonder the harvest of cold months laid up,
    Gives a fresh coolness to the royal cup;
    There ice, like crystal, firm and never lost,
    Tempers hot July with December’s frost. Edmund Waller.

    The sheep enjoy the coolness of the shade. John Dryden, Virg.

    They parted with such coolness towards each other, as if they scarce hoped to meet again. Edward Hyde, b. viii.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coolnessnoun

    the state of being cool; a moderate degree of cold; a moderate degree, or a want, of passion; want of ardor, zeal, or affection; calmness

  2. Coolnessnoun

    calm impudence; self-possession

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coolness in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coolness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of coolness in a Sentence

  1. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    To be relevant in today's world, you have to have a coolness factor. We want our mission to be exciting to people.

  2. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    He who knows the surface of the earth and the topography of a country only through the examination of maps..is like a man who learns the opera of Meyerbeer or Rossini by reading only reviews in the newspapers. The brush of landscape artists Lorrain, Ruysdael, or Calame can reproduce on canvas the sun's ray, the coolness of the heavens, the green of the fields, the majesty of the mountains...but what can never be stolen from Nature is that vivid impression that she alone can and knows how to impart--the music of the birds, the movement of the trees, the aroma peculiar to the place--the inexplicable something the traveller feels that cannot be defined and which seems to awaken in him distant memories of happy days, sorrows and joys gone by, never to return!

  3. Lara Brown:

    They have been playing to the ‘ heat ’ of the crowd, rather than the ‘ coolness ’ of the television camera.

  4. Ryan Sclater:

    That is exciting, yes, to think about being able to do this again, to see even more of the beauty and coolness of people coming together and being able to really connect to the Olympics.

  5. Kingman Brewster, Jr.:

    Maybe you are the cool generation ... If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration.

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    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    • A. render
    • B. transpire
    • C. affront
    • D. efface

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