What does tepid mean?

Definitions for tepid
ˈtɛp ɪdtepid

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tepid

    tep′id, adj. moderately warm: lukewarm.—ns. Tepidā′rium, an intermediate chamber in a Roman series of bathrooms, moderately hot: a boiler in which the water was heated: any room containing a warm bath; Tepid′ity, Tep′idness, lukewarmness; Tep′or, gentle heat. [L. tepidustepēre, to be warm.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tepid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tepid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of tepid in a Sentence

  1. Charles Krauthammer:

    [Her argument] is a rather tepid one. I’m not against it, I’m not for it. His is strong.

  2. Andy Sullivan:

    People are a little nervous because the macro signals are so mixed, the weak revenues we've seen on aggregate in the earnings season are obviously a sign of concern. Growth is both tepid and fragile. But profits were better and that says to me that companies have got themselves in better shape.

  3. Tucker Carlson:

    It tells you the power of running on something in contrast to the sort of tepid identity politics campaign his opponent is running.

  4. Mohamed El-Erian:

    While job creation continues at a solid pace, wage growth remains frustratingly tepid, the Federal Reserve will now wait for the next report to decide on a September rate hike.

  5. Maxim Jacobs:

    New York-based Pfizer desperately needs a large acquisition and the resulting synergies to reinvigorate its tepid earnings growth rate, also Allergan would help New York-based Pfizer escape the uncompetitive U.S. corporate tax rate, which has led company after company to domicile away from its shores.

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