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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English warmth, from Old English *wiermþu(warmth), from Proto-Germanic *warmiþō(warmness; warmth), corresponding to warm +‎ -th. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Waarmte(warmth), West Frisian waarmte(warmth), Dutch warmte(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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