1. The state, sensation, or quality of producing or having a moderate degree of heat: an agreeable warmth in the house.
a. Friendliness, kindness, or affection: human warmth.
b. Excitement or intensity, especially of emotion.
3. The glowing effect produced by using predominantly red or yellow hues.
[Middle English warmeth, from warm, warm; see WARM.]
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