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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Warmth  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  warmth 
  n  1:  the  sensation  caused  by  heat  energy  [syn:  {heat}] 
  2:  a  warmhearted  feeling  [syn:  {warmheartedness}] 
  3:  the  quality  of  having  a  moderate  degree  of  heat:  "an 
  agreeable  warmth  in  the  house"  [syn:  {warmness}] 
  4:  intense  passion  or  emotion  [syn:  {heat},  {passion}] 
  5:  a  quality  proceeding  from  feelings  of  affection  or  love 
  [syn:  {affectionateness},  {fondness},  {lovingness}] 




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