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They consistently hobble artists' in the name of selling more units then are surprised when the fans don't buy the lukewarm music this produces. So they then drop the artist.
Malcolm Wilson

Meaning of "lukewarm" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LUKEWARM

Luke probably from Old English hlēow warm; compare German lauwarm.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LUKEWARM

lukewarm  [ˌluːkˈwɔːm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LUKEWARM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lukewarm is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LUKEWARM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lukewarm in the English dictionary

The definition of lukewarm in the dictionary is moderately warm; tepid. Other definition of lukewarm is having or expressing little enthusiasm or conviction.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LUKEWARM


afterswarm
ˈɑːftəˌswɔːm
aswarm
əˈswɔːm
beswarm
bɪˈswɔːm
dorm
dɔːm
dwaum
dwɔːm
form
fɔːm
forme
fɔːm
inform
ɪnˈfɔːm
overwarm
ˌəʊvəˈwɔːm
perform
pəˈfɔːm
platform
ˈplætfɔːm
prewarm
priːˈwɔːm
reform
rɪˈfɔːm
rewarm
ˌriːˈwɔːm
storm
stɔːm
swarm
swɔːm
transform
trænsˈfɔːm
uniform
ˈjuːnɪˌfɔːm
upswarm
ʌpˈswɔːm
warm
wɔːm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LUKEWARM

lugsail
lugubrious
lugubriously
lugubriousness
Luguvallum
lugworm
Luhrmann
Luichow Peninsula
Luik
Luke
lukewarmish
lukewarmly
lukewarmness
lukewarmth
Lula da Silva
lull
lullabied
lullabies
lullaby
luller

WORDS THAT END LIKE LUKEWARM

actual bodily harm
alarm
arm
British warm
charm
dairy farm
disarm
farm
fire alarm
firearm
forearm
harm
home farm
like a charm
make a long arm
meteor swarm
shot in the arm
underarm
upper arm
wind farm

Synonyms and antonyms of lukewarm in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LUKEWARM»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «lukewarm» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of lukewarm

Translation of «lukewarm» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LUKEWARM

Find out the translation of lukewarm to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lukewarm from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lukewarm» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

温热的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tibio
570 millions of speakers

English

lukewarm
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गुनगुने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فَاتِر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

теплый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

morno
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কবোষ্ণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tiède
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Suam-suam kuku
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

lauwarm
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

なまぬるい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

미지근한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lukewarm
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

âm ấm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மந்தமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोमट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ılık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tiepido
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

letni
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

теплуватий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

călduț
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χλιαρός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lou
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ljummen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lunken
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lukewarm

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LUKEWARM»

The term «lukewarm» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.442 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LUKEWARM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lukewarm

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6 QUOTES WITH «LUKEWARM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lukewarm.
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Kirk Cameron
Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.
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Donald Cargill
But go on, valiant champion; you die not as a fool, though the apostate, unfaithful, and lukewarm ministers and professors of this generation think and say so.
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Stieg Larsson
Every year Swedish society produces a new generation of threatened women who can testify to the lack of legal rights and the lukewarm interest shown by the police and other authorities.
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Jerry Lee Lewis
Either be hot or cold. If you are lukewarm, the Lord will spew you forth from His mouth.
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Mary Todd Lincoln
Others live on in a careless and lukewarm state - not appearing to fill Longfellow's measure: 'Into each life, some rain must fall.'
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Malcolm Wilson
They consistently hobble artists' in the name of selling more units then are surprised when the fans don't buy the lukewarm music this produces. So they then drop the artist.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LUKEWARM»

Discover the use of lukewarm in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lukewarm and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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I Will Not Be Lukewarm
This book deals with "real" problems and offers practical solutions to such dilemmas as dealing with depression, fostering relationships, becoming more fervent in worship and overcoming the fear of death, as well as why we should long for ...
Dana Burk, 2008
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Lukewarm Christian to Warrior for Christ: It's Time to ...
The United States of America is at a tipping point.
Charles J. Pettitt, 2011
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Awakening The Slumbering Spirit: Move from Lukewarm to ...
Do you want to impact your world for God? This book unveils the possibility that your own inner spirit may be slumbering…unfocused…even apathetic because of unresolved spiritual issues.
John Loren Sandford, Paula Sandford, Lee Bowman, 2012
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The Gigantic Book of Games for Youth Ministry
Overview: Kids will realize the undesirable aspects of being spiritually lukewarm. Supplies: You'll need a Bible, newspaper, one bowl for every group of three or four, one straw for each student, colored paper, a sheet of plastic, and tape.
Michelle Anthony, Dennis R. McLaughlin, 1999
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The Seduction of Christianity: Overcoming the Lukewarm ...
The Book of Revelation offers rewards to those who have overcome demonic activity, trials, and temptations.
Jill Shannon, 2011
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The Good, the Bad and the Lukewarm
Study of the historical background of each of the seven churches and examines the solution recommended by the Apostle John.
Denis Lyle, 1999
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The Daily Bible® Devotional: A One-Year Journey Through ...
Lukewarm. Faith. I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm— neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth. —R EVELATION 3:15-16 ...
F. LaGard Smith, 2009
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Confessions of a Lukewarm Christian
?Marilyn Windau, Retired School Teacher With funny yet humble truths, Michele Ziemke reveals her path from mediocrity to a life of passion. Be prepared to grow closer to God and answer for yourself why we exist!
Michele Ziemke, 2014
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To Know God
Would God rather have people cold than lukewarm? That's what it says. Verse 16 : “So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.” That's another way of saying that lukewarm people make God ...
Morris L. Venden, 2010
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The Youth Worker's Encyclopedia of Bible-Teaching Ideas: New ...
What' s wrong with the lukewarm soft drink? Have a volunteer read aloud Revelation 3:15-16. Ask: • How is a lukewarm soft drink like a person with lukewarm faith? • Why does God prefer someone totally turned off to him rather than someone ...
Group, 1994

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LUKEWARM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lukewarm is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Latest: UCI lukewarm to "power passport" idea at Tour | Boston …
The boss of cycling is giving only lukewarm support to an idea from Chris Froome's Team Sky and others to independently scrutinize riders' ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
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Shutdown over civic workers' demands evokes lukewarm response
The shut down called by Left parties in support of the demands of striking municipal workers in Telangana evoked a mixed response today. «Business Standard, Jul 15»
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Global response to China's WWII parade lukewarm
Chinese Communist Party's propaganda chief Liu Yunshan bowing at the opening ceremony of a new exhibition, part of commemorations for ... «TODAYonline, Jul 15»
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Irish Mobile Company Puts Out Transphobic Ad And Lukewarm
Mobile company Three Ireland recently put out an campaign to advertise their data plan. When many people pointed out that the line “It turned ... «The Mary Sue, Jul 15»
5
Gender pay rule gets lukewarm City reception
The government's plan for companies to reveal pay differences between men and women received cautious backing from the business world ... «City A.M., Jul 15»
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MPLX, MarkWest Merger Gets Lukewarm Reception from Investors
Midstream and downstream petroleum company Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) announced Monday morning that MPLX L.P. (NYSE: ... «24/7 Wall St., Jul 15»
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Dutch prime minister lukewarm about Greece deal
PERSCONFERENTIE MINISTERRAAD Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte sounded lukewarm about the Greece deal reached on Monday, saying ... «DutchNews.nl, Jul 15»
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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)'s Android One Lukewarm Response Is …
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL) looks committed to drive forward with the so-called Android One initiative despite lukewarm ... «InvestCorrectly, Jul 15»
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Namami Gange Gets Lukewarm Response From Corporates
The venture has received lukewarm response from corporate houses, with no company coming forward, so far, to spend their Corporate Social ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Will Industrial-Proxy Alcoa Set Tone For Lukewarm Earnings Season?
Alcoa Alcoa (AA) unofficially kicks off the next round of quarterly earnings reports after Wednesday's closing bell. AA's results matter for the ... «Forbes, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Lukewarm [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lukewarm>. Jul 2020 ».
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