|part of speech:
||somewhat warm; lukewarm.
By the time I had a chance to drink my tea, it was tepid.Use tepid water to get out the stain; using hot or cold will only set it.
- lukewarm, warmish
- similar words:
- mild, moderate, temperate
||lacking enthusiasm or passion.
The audience gave the show a tepid response.These kids have only a tepid interest poetry.
- enthusiastic, passionate, rip-roaring
||tepidly (adv.), tepidity (n.), tepidness (n.)