warmth

Warmth is a quality of comfortable, soothing heat, like the warmth of a crackling fire in the hearth or the warmth of your cat in your lap.

When you feel the sensation of being warm, that's warmth. You'll enjoy the warmth of a car's heated seats when you climb in after sledding for hours, as well as the warmth of a big mug of hot chocolate in your hands once you're home. Besides this literal heat-related warmth, there's also the figurative warmth of kindness and good feelings: "The warmth of my mom's smile makes everyone feel at home."

Definitions of warmth
1

n the quality of having a moderate degree of heat

“an agreeable warmth in the house”
Synonyms:
warmness
Types:
lukewarmness, tepidity, tepidness
a warmness resembling the temperature of the skin
Type of:
heat, high temperature, hotness
the presence of heat

n the sensation caused by heat energy

Synonyms:
heat
Type of:
temperature
the somatic sensation of cold or heat

n a warmhearted feeling

Synonyms:
warmheartedness
Type of:
caring, lovingness
a loving feeling

n a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love

Synonyms:
affectionateness, fondness, lovingness
Types:
tenderness
a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
uxoriousness
foolish fondness for or excessive submissiveness to one's wife
Type of:
emotionalism, emotionality
emotional nature or quality

n the trait of being intensely emotional

Synonyms:
heat, passion
Types:
fieriness
a passionate and quick-tempered nature
Type of:
emotionalism, emotionality
emotional nature or quality

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