"he hates lukewarm coffee"; "tepid bath water"
halfhearted, half-hearted, tepid, lukewarm(adj)
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.
Uninterested; exhibiting little passion or eagerness.
He gave me a tepid response to the proposal.
Origin: 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
Examples of tepid in a Sentence
[Her argument] is a rather tepid one. I’m not against it, I’m not for it. His is strong.
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.
It tells you the power of running on something in contrast to the sort of tepid identity politics campaign his opponent is running.
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.
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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- 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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