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From obsolete luke (lukewarm) from Old English hlēow + warm, related to German lauwarm, Dutch lauw.

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Particularly: “related to Danish & Norwegian lunken, probably other Germanic languages?”

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Lukewarm (not comparable)

Positive
Lukewarm

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Temperature between warm and cool.
    Wash it in lukewarm water.
  2. Not very enthusiastic (about a proposal or an idea).
    The suggestion met with only a lukewarm response.

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ang:lukewarm cs:lukewarm et:lukewarm el:lukewarm fr:lukewarm io:lukewarm it:lukewarm kn:lukewarm hu:lukewarm oc:lukewarm pl:lukewarm ta:lukewarm te:lukewarm vi:lukewarm zh:lukewarm

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