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tepid

moderately warm to the touch.

tepid

(tĕp′ĭd) [L. tepidus, lukewarm]
Slightly warm; lukewarm.
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To be fair, their tepidity, self-interest, and occasional acts of class collaborationism are less significant in explaining the declining power of organized labour than broader political economy changes.
tepidity and lukewarmness, and may bring my heart to a mollification, to a tenderness, as Job found it" (Sermons IX.
In some countries of the Arabian Peninsula, a 'politics of silence,' in which audiences applaud with tepidity rather than with enthusiasm, is one of the few forms of public protest available despite the simulacra of democratic reform offered by repressive and authoritarian governments.