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tepid

moderately warm to the touch.

tepid

(tĕp′ĭd) [L. tepidus, lukewarm]
Slightly warm; lukewarm.
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In response to Isherwood's American novels, though, the best Forster could muster was tepidness.
Nicolae Dica, coveted by Everton among others over recent months, is top scorer with three, but there is a tepidness in midfield plus a stack of injuries to key players and they look ill-equipped at the business end of the pitch.
O'Huallachain and Sharpe hope to right what they perceive as a previous moral tepidness by pulling together in this two-volume set a comprehensive collection of anti-war articles, Episcopal statements, and Catholic doctrine to date.
Article 276 of the Military Justice Code, for example, makes it a crime for anyone, even a civilian, to say or write anything that will provoke "disorder" or "confusion" (alboroto) in the armed forces, or induce military troops to indifference (disgusto) or tepidness (tibieza) in their duties.