warmth

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English warmth, from Old English *wiermþu ‎(warmth), from Proto-Germanic *warmiþō ‎(warmness; warmth), corresponding to warm +‎ -th. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Waarmte ‎(warmth), West Frisian waarmte ‎(warmth), Dutch warmte ‎(warmth).

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Noun[edit]

warmth ‎(countable and uncountable, plural warmths)

  1. A moderate degree of heat; the sensation of being warm.
  2. Friendliness, kindness or affection.
  3. (art) The effect of using mostly red and yellow hues.

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