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Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.
Abraham Cowley

Meaning of "lukewarmness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LUKEWARMNESS

lukewarmness  [ˌluːkˈwɔːmnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LUKEWARMNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lukewarmness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LUKEWARMNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lukewarmness in the English dictionary

The definition of lukewarmness in the dictionary is the state of being lukewarm; lack of enthusiasm.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LUKEWARMNESS


alumnus
əˈlʌmnəs
awesomeness
ˈɔːsəmnəs
extremeness
ɪkˈstriːmnəs
gamesomeness
ˈɡeɪmsəmnəs
handsomeness
ˈhænsəmnəs
infirmness
ɪnˈfɜːmnəs
lightsomeness
ˈlaɪtsəmnəs
lissomeness
ˈlɪsəmnəs
lonesomeness
ˈləʊnsəmnəs
primeness
ˈpraɪmnəs
rhamnus
ˈræmnəs
selfsameness
ˈsɛlfˌseɪmnəs
Somnus
ˈsɒmnəs
sublimeness
səˈblaɪmnəs
supremeness
sʊˈpriːmnəs
tameness
ˈteɪmnəs
uniformness
ˈjuːnɪˌfɔːmnəs
Vertumnus
vɜːˈtʌmnəs
warmness
ˈwɔːmnəs
wearisomeness
ˈwɪərɪsəmnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LUKEWARMNESS

lugubriousness
Luguvallum
lugworm
Luhrmann
Luichow Peninsula
Luik
Luke
lukewarm
lukewarmish
lukewarmly
lukewarmth
Lula da Silva
lull
lullabied
lullabies
lullaby
luller
lulling
Lully
lulu

WORDS THAT END LIKE LUKEWARMNESS

bottomness
business
buxomness
calmness
dimness
firmness
fitness
glumness
grimness
grumness
humdrumness
lissomness
nonrandomness
primness
randomness
rumness
seldomness
slimness
solemness
trimness

Synonyms and antonyms of lukewarmness in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «lukewarmness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LUKEWARMNESS

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不冷不热
1,325 millions of speakers

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tibieza
570 millions of speakers

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lukewarmness
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lukewarmness
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ar

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الفتور
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тепловатость
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tibieza
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lukewarmness
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tiédeur
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Lukewarmness
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Translator English - German

Lauheit
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Translator English - Japanese

煮え切らない
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미지근
85 millions of speakers

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Lukewarmness
85 millions of speakers
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lukewarmness
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lukewarmness
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Translator English - Marathi

कोमजुरपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ılıklık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tiepidezza
65 millions of speakers

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Letniość
50 millions of speakers

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теплуватим
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

încropeală
30 millions of speakers
el

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χλιαρότητα
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af

Translator English - Afrikaans

louheid
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Translator English - Swedish

ljum
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lunkenhet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lukewarmness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LUKEWARMNESS»

The term «lukewarmness» is normally little used and occupies the 134.366 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lukewarmness

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QUOTES WITH «LUKEWARMNESS»

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Abraham Cowley
Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LUKEWARMNESS»

Discover the use of lukewarmness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lukewarmness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Overcoming Lukewarmness: Healing Your Soul's Sadness
From the creator of the internationally best-selling In Conversation with God series, this indispensable guide can truly change your life.
Francis Fernandez, 2011
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The Christian Examiner
What reason have we to believe, that it is substantially, and to all important purposes, the same now, that it was when it was the basis of the faith, and holiness, and courage, and joy, of the primitive Christians ? CAUSES OF LUKEWARMNESS ...
‎1824
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Camino
TIBIEZA LUKEWARMNESS 325 Lucha contra esa flojedad que te hace perezoso y abandonado en tu vida espiritual. -Mira que puede ser el principlo de la tibieza. .., y, en frase de la Escritura, a los tibios los vomitara Dios. 326 Me duele ver el ...
Saint José María Escrivá de Balaguer, Andrew P. H. Byrne, 2002
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Pastoral memorials
This warning against lukewarmness concerns all professors, in all ages and places. It is represented as an evil peculiarly disgustful to our blessed Lord, yet found in some measure in one of the primitive churches. Can we flatter ourselves that ...
John Ryland, 1828
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Spiritual Progress: Lukewarmness to Fervor (1912)
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
Ltd Washbourne Ltd, 2008
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Christian retirement: or Spiritual exercises of the heart, ...
ON LUKEWARMNESS. The path of the true Christian lies remote from unbelief and lukewarmness. Thousands who profess to believe the Gospel, are indifferent to its precepts and promises ; and tens of thousands, though nominally Christian,  ...
Thomas Shaw B. Reade, 1834
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Unveiling the End Times in Our Time: The Triumph of the Lamb ...
G. Campbell Morgan, one of the greatest Bible expositors who ever lived, said, “ Lukewarmness is the worst form of blasphemy.” Now that is a mouthful. Lukewarm Christians say, “Jesus, I believe in you, but you just don't excite me. I believe in ...
Adrian Rogers, 2004
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THE SCOTTISH CONGREAGATIONAL MAGAZINE.
And where there is a want of ardour, there is nothing here to arouse by exhibiting the deformity and hideous nature of lukewarmness. Professors are ready in this way to keep each other in countenance, and thus the sin advances. This is an ...
JAMES MACLEHOSE, 1846
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The Christian
LUKEWARMNESS — ITS CAUSE. The term is very expressive. Its retention almost to the limits of Biblical usage renders it identical with a condition of soul indifferent to the realities of God. Its very consciousness is its condemnation, its chill the ...
‎1870
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Last Warning to Mankind
And this is why lukewarmness is a great evil, because it does not let you act, it doesn't let you discern. Look, the times are being shortened, the times are ripe. And all of those who remain lukewarm will be vomited by My Divine Son, Jesus ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LUKEWARMNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lukewarmness is used in the context of the following news items.
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A Morning Prayer from St. Thomas More
Take from us all lukewarmness in meditation, dullness in prayer. Give us fervour and delight in thinking of You and Your grace, Your tender ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
2
Chris Christie: New Jersey's Chimera
He writes: “New Jersey's lack of defining character traits — its facelessness, its rootlessness, its lukewarmness — make it an ideal portal to get ... «The Millions, Jul 15»
3
Al-Jubeir lauds the Saudi Jordanian relations and describes them as …
The foreign minister of Saudi Arabia pointed out that talk about any lukewarmness in relations between the two countries is far from reality. «Saudi Press Agency, Jul 15»
4
Letter: Christians, Stop Hiding!
It is high time that we, as Christians, stop hiding in our closets and come out! Closets of lukewarmness, apathy, indifference to the lost and dying ... «The Ledger, Jul 15»
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Double-I Factor: The Pew Report and Underestimating the Kingdom …
Affluent societies tend to produce Laodicean lukewarmness in churches. In contemporary society the "selfie" mentality has invaded even ... «Christian Post, May 15»
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God's Happiest Saint: St. Philip Neri
The Catechism of the Catholic Church lists five impediments to joy: indifference, ingratitude, lukewarmness, spiritual sloth and hatred of God ... «The Catholic Sun, May 15»
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Real evangelicals don't gloat about church decline
... with their personal behavior so they spin it into a narrative about the lukewarmness of “liberal” Christianity and the wickedness of secularism. «Patheos, May 15»
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The problem with democracy – there are always going to be losers
... believe in than the triumph of principles they could – such lukewarmness being the expression of democracy in an age of disillusionment. «The Independent, May 15»
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Movie review: 'Hot Pursuit' brings together Witherspoon and Vergara …
The blame for the overall sub-lukewarmness of “Hot Pursuit” is shared by director Anne Fletcher (“The Proposal,” “27 Dresses”). The story never ... «News-Herald.com, May 15»
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Zizek and Courtly Love
The Queen has heard of his momentary hesitation in stepping on to the tumbril, and this lukewarmness in the service of love has been held by ... «First Things, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Lukewarmness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lukewarmness>. Aug 2019 ».
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