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From Middle English warmth, warmeth, wermþe, from Old English *wiermþu (warmth), from Proto-West Germanic *warmiþu (warmness; warmth), corresponding to warm +‎ -th. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Waarmte (warmth), West Frisian waarmte (warmth), Dutch warmte (warmth), German Low German Warmte, Warmt (warmth).

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warmth (countable and uncountable, plural warmths)

  1. A moderate degree of heat; the sensation of being warm.
  2. Friendliness, kindness or affection.
  3. Fervor, intensity of emotion or expression.
  4. (art) The effect of using mostly red and yellow hues.

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