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coolness

noun [U]  us   /ˈkul·nəs/

coolness noun [U] (COLD)

the state or quality of being slightly cold: There’s a slight coolness in the air.

coolness noun [U] (UNFRIENDLINESS)

an attitude of being unfriendly or not showing affection or interest in something or someone: Grace had felt some coolness between them.

coolness noun [U] (CALM)

the state of being calm and not anxious or frightened: She’s known for her coolness under pressure on the tennis court.
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