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Definition of warmth noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the state or quality of being warm, rather than hot or cold She felt the warmth of his arms around her. The animals huddled together for warmth. He led the child into the warmth and safety of the house.
  2. 2the state or quality of being enthusiastic and/or friendly They were touched by the warmth of the welcome. His expression lacked warmth or encouragement. The area is famous for the warmth and hospitality of its people.
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