Definition of warmth in English:

warmth

noun

mass noun
  • 1The quality, state, or sensation of being warm; moderate heat.

    ‘the warmth of the sun on her skin’
    • ‘Melbourne is cold, rainy and dreary after the relative warmth of Sydney sun.’
    • ‘She lay on the very bed that he had ordered made for her, so that she would always know comfort and warmth.’
    • ‘Yes, it was definitely darker - the sun still shone, but its warmth had gone.’
    • ‘The warmth of the sun soon dried the moisture from the new body.’
    • ‘I appreciate the sun, the increased hours of daylight, some moderate warmth.’
    • ‘I don't know about you lot but doesn't the sun and warmth make you feel just that much better, a little more cheerful and energetic?’
    • ‘The cold dark days of winter seem to be fading as we notice buds starting to push their way through the earth towards the growing warmth of the sun.’
    • ‘The warmth of the sun, the feel of grass on his skin, and the sweet smell of the air all told him that it was real!’
    • ‘He draws on a roll of tobacco, which provides him warmth and grants yet another form of slow death.’
    • ‘Elizabeth sighed and pulled herself out of the comforting warmth of her bed.’
    • ‘The Wallabies say they are here to learn how to win away from home, and to play in different conditions from the sun and warmth they are used to.’
    • ‘You can expect about six hours of sunshine a day, and warmth rather than heat - ideal for walking.’
    • ‘Indecision can be ignored entirely while I bask in sun and warmth until some time Tuesday.’
    • ‘I'll take the sun, and extend its light and its warmth as far as I'm able.’
    • ‘The clouds were starting to stretch out and dissipate as the Sun's warmth moved further away.’
    • ‘Touching her hands is like touching ice, without warmth even in the heat of summer.’
    • ‘The morning came and Elizabeth woke to the bright sun shining it's warmth on her face.’
    • ‘The gold zari fabric of the cape reflects the encompassing warmth of the sun's rays.’
    • ‘Mexx has lined a pair of beige trousers with fleece for extra comfort and warmth.’
    • ‘It was a lovely early sun, full of warmth, and promising more for the day.’
    heat, warmness, hotness
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  • 2Enthusiasm, affection, or kindness.

    ‘she smiled with real warmth’
    • ‘Desir exhibited such warmth, caring and concern that she made me forget that I was upset.’
    • ‘Her icy gaze and menacing snarl turn on a dime to sparkling warmth and dazzling smile.’
    • ‘Shih Tzu puppies at one week of age can respond to their breeder with warmth and affection.’
    • ‘When you talk to someone older to you, talk to them with warmth and affection.’
    • ‘The warmth of the welcome was all the more impressive because the people had so little.’
    • ‘His eyes opened and they were filled with the kindness and warmth that she was used to seeing.’
    • ‘The warmth of the welcome and the cleanliness of beaches were two factors rated as being particularly good.’
    • ‘Without any kindness or warmth, he quickly placed one hand on my waist and the other in mine.’
    • ‘She felt such warmth and kindness from him, as well as a fierceness to protect, and an urge to do what he thought was the right thing.’
    • ‘That smile was full of warmth and sweetness and I'll never forget such as a smile in my whole lifetime.’
    • ‘He is a man who hides the scars of personal tragedy but whose warmth and understanding endear him to people on the edge.’
    • ‘The Queen Mother through her gracious smile generated warmth and kindness to us all.’
    • ‘We experienced the warmth and kindness of the local people who soon became our friends.’
    • ‘Ahmed is thankful to his Hyderabad Sultans mates for their warmth and affection.’
    • ‘Armed with a big smile, Ninia's warmth on stage, and off, lets her get away with murder.’
    • ‘Will's face softened with warmth and affection as he beheld his son for the first time.’
    • ‘Wit, irony and lightness were always balanced, for Smith, by genuine affection and warmth.’
    • ‘The warmth of the welcome is overwhelming given the previous hours of solitude.’
    • ‘The public greeted the great entertainer with great warmth and much enthusiasm.’
    • ‘Nana, another year has passed yet the memory of you, your warmth and love and kindness and the lessons you taught me, do not fade.’
    friendliness, affability, amiability, geniality, cordiality, kindliness, kindness, sympathy, understanding, affection, warm-heartedness, good-naturedness, love, tenderness, fondness
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    1. 2.1 Intensity of emotion.
      ‘‘Of course not,’ he snapped, with a warmth that he regretted’
      • ‘There are some displays of warmth between them but there is little emotion in their interaction.’
      • ‘Ultimately though, For Tomorrows fail to maintain such moments of intense warmth.’
      • ‘So deeply did you touch me, it is no great surprise that I can still feel your embrace, the warmth of your soul.’
      • ‘Walker felt the warmth drain out of his soul as the door slammed shut and the light drained away.’
      • ‘She had a distinctive voice of intense warmth and startling range, and a technique seldom matched in the history of opera.’
      • ‘A rare British treat filled with wit, warmth and enough emotion to melt the hardest heart.’
      • ‘But Tian has stressed that the key meaning the story has for him is the warmth of the emotions that it expresses.’
      • ‘Things with no eyes flitted about at the corner of the trio's vision, having no fear in this place devoid of emotion, of warmth.’
      • ‘I wanted her to either slap me or show me some warmth, the emotional distance was too much to bear.’
      passion, intensity, ardour, fervour, vehemence, fire, fieriness, excitement, spirit, soul
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Pronunciation

warmth

/wɔːmθ/