What does warmth mean?

Definitions for warmth

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word warmth.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heat, warmthnoun

    the sensation caused by heat energy

  2. warmheartedness, warmthnoun

    a warmhearted feeling

  3. warmth, warmnessnoun

    the quality of having a moderate degree of heat

    "an agreeable warmth in the house"

  4. heat, warmth, passionnoun

    the trait of being intensely emotional

  5. affectionateness, fondness, lovingness, warmthnoun

    a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love


  1. warmthnoun

    A moderate degree of heat; the sensation of being warm.

  2. warmthnoun

    Friendliness, kindness or affection.

  3. warmthnoun

    The effect of using mostly red and yellow hues.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Warmness, Warmthnoun

    Etymology: from warm.

    Then am I the prisoner, and his bed my goal; from the loathed warmth whereof deliver me. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    Cold plants have a quicker perception of the heat of the sun encreasing than the hot herbs have; as a cold hand will sooner find a little warmth than an hot. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    He vital virtue infus’d, and vital warmth
    Throughout the fluid mass. John Milton.

    Here kindly warmth their mounting juice ferments
    To nobler tastes, and more exalted scents. Addison.

    What warmth is there in your affection towards any of these princely suitors that are already come? William Shakespeare.

    Our duties towards God and man, we should perform with that unfeigned integrity which belongs to Christian piety; with that temper and sobriety which becomes Christian prudence and charity; with that warmth and affection which agrees with Christian zeal. Thomas Sprat, Sermons.

    Your opinion that it is entirely to be neglected, would have been my own, had it been my own case; but I felt more warmth here than I did when first I saw his book against myself. Alexander Pope.

    The same warmth of head disposes men to both. William Temple.


  1. warmth

    Warmth refers to the quality or state of being warm or having a moderate or comfortable temperature. It is often associated with a pleasant sensation or feeling that is experienced when exposed to heat or high temperatures. Warmth can also describe a kind, affectionate, or friendly attitude or behavior towards others, creating a sense of comfort, closeness, and emotional connection.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warmthnoun

    the quality or state of being warm; gentle heat; as, the warmth of the sun; the warmth of the blood; vital warmth

  2. Warmthnoun

    a state of lively and excited interest; zeal; ardor; fervor; passion; enthusiasm; earnestness; as, the warmth of love or piety; he replied with much warmth

  3. Warmthnoun

    the glowing effect which arises from the use of warm colors; hence, any similar appearance or effect in a painting, or work of color

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'warmth' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4368

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'warmth' in Nouns Frequency: #1811

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of warmth in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of warmth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of warmth in a Sentence

  1. Donald G. Smith:

    The family seems to have two predominant functions to provide warmth and love in time of need and to drive each other insane.

  2. Loni Anderson:

    The warmth and depth of our 40-year friendship only grew stronger with each decade.

  3. Nancy Taylor:

    First, we feel your pain, Boston, for this cold is brutish and dangerous, second . . . in the foreseeable future, any warmth we can generate will come from human kindness. Such warmth is worth a lot. It can be a game-changer.

  4. Hugh Elliott:

    When a miracle happens, even if not to you, its nature is to naturally expand. You can almost feel the warmth on your face.

  5. John Constable:

    Landscape is my mistress - t'is to her that I look for fame - and all that the warmth of the imagination renders dear to man

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