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Meaning of WARMTH

Pronunciation:  wormth

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
  2. [n]  intense passion or emotion
  3. [n]  the quality of having a moderate degree of heat; "an agreeable warmth in the house"
  4. [n]  the sensation caused by heat energy
  5. [n]  a warmhearted feeling
 

WARMTH is a 6 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: affectionateness, fondness, heat, heat, lovingness, passion, warmheartedness, warmness
 
 See Also: caring, emotionalism, emotionality, high temperature, hotness, lovingness, lukewarmness, temperature, tenderness, tepidity, tepidness, uxoriousness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Warmth\, n.
1. The quality or state of being warm; gentle heat; as, the
   warmth of the sun; the warmth of the blood; vital warmth.

         Here kindly warmth their mounting juice ferments.
                                               --Addison.

2. 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. ``Spiritual
   warmth, and holy fires.'' --Jer. Taylor.

         That warmth . . . which agrees with Christian zeal.
                                               --Sprat.

3. (Paint.) The glowing effect which arises from the use of
   warm colors; hence, any similar appearance or effect in a
   painting, or work of color.

Syn: Zeal; ardor; fervor; fervency; heat; glow; earnestness;
     cordiality; animation; eagerness; excitement; vehemence.

 

 

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