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1. lukewarm

adjective. ['ˈluːˈkwɔrm'] moderately warm.

Synonyms

  • tepid

Antonyms

  • unemotionality
  • unemotional

Etymology

  • lukewarme (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Lukewarm

  • conform
  • deform
  • disinform
  • dorm
  • form
  • inform
  • misinform
  • norm
  • orme
  • perform
  • reform
  • reform
  • schwarm
  • storm
  • swarm
  • torme
  • transform
  • warm

Example sentences of the word lukewarm


1. Adjective
Fill your bathtub with just enough lukewarm water to cover your satin garment.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Place your dog in the bath and wet his fur with lukewarm to warm water.

Quotes containing the word lukewarm


1. I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.
- Roald Dahl, My Uncle Oswald

2. lukewarm

adjective. ['ˈluːˈkwɔrm'] feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm.

Synonyms

  • tepid
  • halfhearted
  • unenthusiastic

Antonyms

  • passionate
  • spirited
  • cold
  • unfriendly

Etymology

  • lukewarme (Middle English (1100-1500))
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