1. the sensation caused by heat energy (Freq. 4)
Syn: ↑heat
Derivationally related forms: ↑heat (for: ↑heat)
Hypernyms: ↑temperature
2. the quality of having a moderate degree of heat (Freq. 1)

an agreeable warmth in the house

Syn: ↑warmness
Derivationally related forms: ↑warm (for: ↑warmness)
Hypernyms: ↑hotness, ↑heat, ↑high temperature
Hyponyms: ↑lukewarmness, ↑tepidity, ↑tepidness
3. a warmhearted feeling (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑warmheartedness
Derivationally related forms: ↑warmhearted (for: ↑warmheartedness)
Hypernyms: ↑lovingness, ↑caring
4. the trait of being intensely emotional
Syn: ↑heat, ↑passion
Derivationally related forms: ↑heat (for: ↑heat)
Hypernyms: ↑emotionality, ↑emotionalism
Hyponyms: ↑fieriness
5. a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
Derivationally related forms: ↑loving (for: ↑lovingness), ↑fond (for: ↑fondness), ↑affectionate (for: ↑affectionateness)
Hypernyms: ↑emotionality, ↑emotionalism
Hyponyms: ↑tenderness, ↑uxoriousness

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