"he hates lukewarm coffee"; "tepid bath water"
halfhearted, half-hearted, tepid, lukewarmadjective
feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm
"a halfhearted effort"; "gave only lukewarm support to the candidate"
Lukewarm; neither warm nor cool.
I'm drinking a cup of tepid water.
Etymology: From tepidus.
Uninterested; exhibiting little passion or eagerness.
He gave me a tepid response to the proposal.
Etymology: From tepidus.
moderately warm; lukewarm; as, a tepid bath; tepid rays; tepid vapors
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. tepidus—tepēre, to be warm.]
The numerical value of tepid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of tepid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Since 'Bridgegate' broke, Christie’s numbers have been tepid at best, it’s hurt him. Bad headlines translate into bad polls.
The growth outlook remains tepid at best and visibility is poor. Sentiment is now very fragile with the instinctive reflexive 'buy on dips' that has served investors well is now being supplanted by ‘sell the rally’, and that is precisely what we are seeing today.
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.
[Her argument] is a rather tepid one. I’m not against it, I’m not for it. His is strong.
I think a lot of women were watching and wanted to see what his response and what the tone of it was and he's clearly wrestling with how to combat this issue, but I still feel like he wasn't strong enough. That was still a kind of tepid response. He needs to come out in no uncertain terms and say this unacceptable, if you're doing this, we don't want you in the corps.
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- йылымса, имшеү, йылымысBashkir
- tebiCatalan, Valencian
- lauwarm, lauGerman
- χλιαρός, άτονος, υπόθερμοςGreek
- indiferente, blandengue, tibio, lacio, flojo, templadoSpanish
- ولرم, خفیفPersian
- haalea, viileä, laimea, vaimeaFinnish
- indifférent, tiédasse, tiède, atone, mou, avachi, ramolloFrench
- flodachScottish Gaelic
- थोड़े थोड़े गरमHindi
- langyos, lagymatagHungarian
- տաքավուն, գոլArmenian
- tepido, molle, fiacco, indifferenteItalian
- ぬるい, 冷めたJapanese
- lauw, ongeïnteresseerd, flauwDutch
- lunkenNorwegian Nynorsk
- desinteressado, tépido, mornoPortuguese
- теплова́тый, [[чуть]] [[тёплый]], равноду́шный, безразли́чный, прохла́дныйRussian
- fofoSouthern Sotho
- ljummen, ljummetSwedish
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