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Definition of Lukewarm

  • Moderately warm; neither cold nor hot; tepid.
  • Not ardent; not zealous; cool; indifferent.

How to use lukewarm in a sentence. Lukewarm pronunciation.

Never was a book about a revolutionary movement, written by one in sympathy with it, so lukewarm.
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The kitchen was small and inconvenient, so that everything was served up lukewarm.
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He remembered, with bitter reproach, that he had not written to her for a length of time, treble the accustomed interval between his letters; and felt that, while at the moment she had written the lines he had now pressed to his bosom, she was expecting, with unutterable fondness and anxiety, to receive his lukewarm assurances of continued love, the letter he was about to write in answer to hers was the first one that would greet her eyes.
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She, dubious and lukewarm at first, soon was trying to curb her own excited optimism; but long before they sighted Sandy Hook she was merely pretending to hang back.
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Even as when lukewarm water is said to be both hot and cold; or rather, as when time makes the partition, and equally divides betwixt the two, a while in the one, another while as long in the other opposite extremity.
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It has awakened an interest in Jewish matters in many who have been lukewarm and indifferent.
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Amidst these lukewarm partisans and ardent antagonists a small number of believers exist, who are ready to brave all obstacles and to scorn all dangers in defence of their faith.
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Thus the men whose task it is to cultivate the rich soil of Kentucky are ignorant and lukewarm; whilst those who are active and enlightened either do nothing or pass over into the State of Ohio, where they may work without dishonor.
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Bursley was lukewarm on the topics of education, slums, water, gas, electricity.
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A change of ministry in England led to the disgrace and retirement of the duke of Marlborough and made that country lukewarm in prosecuting the war.
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If strangers troubled little about Cullerne, the interest of the inhabitants in the week-day service was still more lukewarm, and the pews in front of the canopied stalls remained constantly empty.
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I knew you were a worthless lukewarm sort of a creature.
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Not one of the governments who have engaged in this scheme of philanthropy have had more than a lukewarm interest in the matter, and the puny efforts they have made have been more for the purpose of pacifying a few clamorous philanthropists, than with a real design to stop the horrid traffic.
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The water and oil on board was lukewarm; none of us knew how to make a freezing mixture even if we had the materials; our stock of liquid air had long been spent.
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My convictions, always lukewarm, are now stone-cold.
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So that at the time Bezoni knew me a certain indifference to-perhaps arising from an ignorance of-doctrinal points, rendered me little hurt by arguments against opinions which I embraced indeed, but with a lukewarm and imperfect affection.
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Thus compelled to beg or to buy from the lukewarm and venal multitude the permission to save it; compelled to bargain with the arrogance of men whom he hated and whom he had constantly conquered, at the price of humiliation and of silence, for the respite indispensable for his ends; compelled to conceal from those despised traitors to their country, who called themselves the lords of his native city, his plans and his contempt-the noble hero stood with few like-minded friends between enemies without and enemies within, building upon the irresolution of the one and of the other, at once deceiving both and defying both, if only he might gain means, money, and men for the contest with a land which, even were the army ready to strike the blow, it seemed difficult to reach and scarce possible to vanquish.
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The potentates were perplexed and at variance, the nobles lukewarm and discontented.
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Lukewarm and parsimonious, the states had responded to his eloquent appeals with wrangling addressee and insufficient votes.
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Some of the principal Members of their Convention, I am inclind to believe, are timid or lukewarm but an occurrence has lately fallen out in that Colony which will probably give an agreable Turn to their affairs.
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Examples of Lukewarm

Example #1
Naturally the public could not swallow it, for even God cannot digest a Laodicean.
Example #2
But it did not deserve then, and does not deserve now, the merciless condemnation of the critics; though they still take up stones to stone it.
Example #3
Philip instinctively tried to withdraw it from sight.
Example #4
Then he caught sight of Philip's feet.
Example #5
But he resolved, that in that letter, at least, she should not be disappointed.
Example #6
The next day he had promised Constance to attend her to Tivoli; he resolved then to take leave of her, and on the following day to return to Lucilla.