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warm

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of warm

  1. 1 having or giving off heat to a moderate degree <the pan was still warm, but no longer too hot to touch> Synonyms heated, hottish, lukewarm, tepid, toasty, warmed, warmish Related Words thawed; boiling, broiling, burning, fiery, hot, piping hot, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, steamy, sultry, sweltering, torrid, white-hot; overheated, roasted, superheated, sweltering; blazing, glowing, molten, sizzling; reheated, rewarmed, warmed-over Near Antonyms arctic, bitter, bleak, chill, chilly, cold, freezing, frigid, frosty, gelid, glacial, ice-cold, iced, icy, nippy, polar, raw, sharp, snappy, snowy, subfreezing, subzero, ultracold, winterly, wintry (also wintery); frosted; benumbed, nipped, numb Antonyms chilled, coldish, cool, cooled, coolish, refrigerated, unheated

  2. 2 having or expressing great depth of feeling <a warm hug of welcome from our grandmother> Synonyms ardent, blazing, burning, charged, demonstrative, emotional, fervid, feverish, fiery, flaming, glowing, hot-blooded, impassioned, incandescent, intense, passional, passionate, perfervid, red-hot, religious, superheated, torrid, vehement, fervent, warm-bloodedRelated Words gushing, gushy, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sloppy, sugary; histrionic, melodramatic; enthusiastic, gung ho, keen, zealous; enamored, infatuated, obsessed; uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; frenzied, orgiastic, overemotional, overexcited, overheatedNear Antonyms detached, dry, impersonal, objective; reserved, undemonstrativeAntonyms cold, cool, dispassionate, emotionless, impassive, unemotional

  3. 3 having or showing kindly feeling and sincere interest <a warm inquiry after his parents' health> Synonyms amicable, bonhomous, buddy-buddy, chummy, collegial, companionable, comradely, cordial, genial, hail-fellow, hail-fellow-well-met, hearty, matey [chiefly British], neighborly, palsy, palsy-walsy [slang], friendly, warmheartedRelated Words affable, agreeable, approachable, good-natured, good-tempered, gracious, nice, sweet; clubby, convivial, folksy, gregarious, hospitable, sociable, social; jolly, jovial, merry; extroverted (also extraverted), outgoing; brotherly, fraternal, sisterly; close, familiar, intimate; adoring, affectionate, devoted, fond, lovesome, loving, tender, tenderheartedNear Antonyms alienated, estranged; chilly, cold, cold-blooded, cool, frigid, frosty, glacial, icy, wintry (also wintery); unsociable, unsocial; aggressive, argumentative, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, disputatious, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent; inhospitable, inimicalAntonyms antagonistic, hostile, unfriendly




warm

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of warm

  1. 1 to cause to have or give off heat to a moderate degree <you'll need to warm the food in the microwave> Synonyms heat, hot (up) [chiefly Southern, southern Midland, & British], toast Related Words overheat, superheat; reheat, rewarm; thaw; bake, cook, roast; burn, char, fire, parch, scald, scorch, sear Near Antonyms freeze, frost, ice, supercool Antonyms chill, cool, refrigerate

  2. 2 to give satisfaction to <my dance instructor's generous praise warmed my heart> Synonyms agree (with), content, delight, feast, gas [slang], glad [archaic], gladden, gratify, pleasure, rejoice, satisfy, suit, pleaseRelated Words appease, mollify, pacify, placate, soothe; assuage, quench, sate, satiate; excite, tickle, titillate; amuse, divert, entertain, treat; captivate, charm; galvanize, thrill; calm, comfort; cater (to), humor, indulge; coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoilNear Antonyms aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, cross, exasperate, gall, get, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, perturb, pique, put out, ruffle, vex; anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil, steam up; provoke, rouse; agitate, distress, disturb, fret, upset; harass, harry, pester; affront, insult, offendAntonyms displease




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