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Definition of Lukewarmness

  • lack of passion, force or animation
  • a warmness resembling the temperature of the skin

How to use lukewarmness in a sentence. Lukewarmness pronunciation.

But the lukewarmness in this instance arose, not from lack of conviction, but rather from the conviction that things can really happen only in the fulness of time.
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The lukewarmness or the swelling words of some tribes are reproved, the energetic public spirit and warlike courage of others praised.
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Moreover, a perpetual investigation would be necessary to convict the officer of negligence or lukewarmness; and the Court of Sessions sits but twice a year and then only judges such offences as are brought before its notice.
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In ages which answer to this description, men desert their religious opinions from lukewarmness rather than from dislike; they do not reject them, but the sentiments by which they were once fostered disappear.
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One afternoon, when I was digging in Aunt Mercy's geranium pots, and picking off the dead leaves, two deacons came to visit grand'ther, and, hovering over the fire with him, complained of the lukewarmness of the church brethren in regard to the spiritual condition of the Society.
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There is one thing,' said I, 'connected with this matter which surprises me-your own lukewarmness.
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Had it been the Portuguese ensign, or the Spanish, or even the French, they would have dreaded it less; for, notwithstanding the promises of these nations to aid in putting a stop to the slave-trade, it is well-known that they have acted with great lukewarmness in the matter.
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After a vain endeavour, by entreaties and representations, to bring over the Elector to his views, whose coldness and lukewarmness daily increased, he gave orders to his general to evacuate Spandau, but at the same time declared to the Elector that he would henceforth regard him as an enemy.
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Zeuxis the satrap of Lydia supported the ally of his master with the same lukewarmness as Philip had manifested in promoting the interests of the Syrian king, and the Greek cities gave their support only under the pressure of fear or force.
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An Army Captain listened to them, and was greatly moved by their fervour, their burning appeals, their religious ecstasy, and their denunciations of the lukewarmness of other Christians, including The Army.
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Satan himself.’ ‘There is one thing,’ said I, ‘connected with this matter which surprises me—your own lukewarmness.
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He told them that this misfortune had befallen Christianity because of the lukewarmness which had come upon them.
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The enthusiasm of his immediate adherents, however, made up for the silence and lukewarmness of others.
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Sir Henry, during his first tenure of office, lost credit with the South African colonists on account of his lukewarmness with reference to the Zulu war, but the course of events has gone far towards justifying his views.
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At the time of the outbreak, between seventy and eighty thousand sterling was owing to firms in Potchefstroom by neighbouring Boers, a sum amply sufficient to account for their lukewarmness in the English cause.
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Henry had complained, and not unreasonably, that Elizabeth had made no offers of assistance for carrying on the war either to Fonquerolles or to Hurault de Maisse; but he certainly could make no reproach of that nature against the republic, nor assign their lukewarmness as an excuse for his desertion.
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Early love has fallen away, and lukewarmness has taken its place.
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The priests had sunk into an ignorance as perilous as their lukewarmness.
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There was then a lukewarmness; but matters were put in good train again by means of some billets that I had put into the houses of the most obstinate.
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So, little by little, the scheme had grown to proportions that sometimes appalled the rector when he realized how largely he had been responsible for the additions,-in spite of the lukewarmness with which he had begun.
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Examples of Lukewarmness

Example #1
Everything in the story from first to last emphasises this fact and might be considered a discourse on the text add to knowledge, temperance: and to temperance, patience.
Example #2
Naturally the public could not swallow it, for even God cannot digest a Laodicean.
Example #3
In the narrative, on the contrary, the deliverance is the work of Jehovah alone; the men of Israel are mere dummies, who show no merit and deserve no praise.
Example #4
Negotiations are carried on among the tribes, and in the course of these differences crop up.
Example #5
The only security of that active and enlightened obedience which a court of justice cannot impose upon public officers lies in the possibility of their arbitrary removal.
Example #6
The fear of removal is the only check to these quasi-offences; and as the Court of Sessions does not originate the town authorities, it cannot remove functionaries whom it does not appoint.