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tepid

tep·id

tepid

 
 
pronunciation:
te pihd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: 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.
synonyms:
lukewarm, warmish
similar words:
mild, moderate, temperate
definition 2: lacking enthusiasm or passion.
The audience gave the show a tepid response.These kids have only a tepid interest poetry.
antonyms:
enthusiastic, passionate, rip-roaring
derivations: tepidly (adv.), tepidity (n.), tepidness (n.)