"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.
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
Examples of tepid in a Sentence
As a bathtub lined with white porcelain, when the hot water gives out or goes tepid, so is the slow cooling of our chivalrous passion, o my much praised but-not-altogether-satisfactory lady.
Tepid demand is a main factor behind the oversupply of manufacturing and why it has not recovered.
One can assume Gulf parliaments are putting pressure on the performance of such sovereign vehicles as the gravy train slows, if oil prices remain low and investment performance is tepid/negative, I would suspect more MP investigations.
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.
There’s the income effect, in New Jersey, we’ve had tepid overall economic activity, so it’s not surprising to have tepid growth in traffic volumes.
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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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