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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coolness  \Cool"ness\,  n. 
  1.  The  state  of  being  cool;  a  moderate  degree  of  cold;  a 
  moderate  degree,  or  a  want  of  passion;  want  of  ardor, 
  zeal,  or  affection;  calmness. 
 
  2.  Calm  impudence;  self-possession.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coolness 
  n  1:  calm  and  unruffled  self-assurance;  "he  performed  with  all 
  the  coolness  of  a  veteran"  [syn:  {imperturbability},  {imperturbableness}, 
  {phlegm}] 
  2:  the  property  of  being  moderately  cold;  "the  chilliness  of 
  early  morning"  [syn:  {chilliness}] 
  3:  fearless  self-possession  in  the  face  of  danger  [syn:  {nervelessness}] 
  4:  a  lack  of  passion  or  enthusiasm  [syn:  {coldness},  {frigidity}] 




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