warmth

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English warmth, from Old English *wiermþu (warmth), corresponding to warm +‎ -th. Cognate with 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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