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lukewarm

adjective uk   /ˌluːkˈwɔːm/ /ˈluːk.wɔːm/ us    /ˈluːk.wɔːrm/

lukewarm adjective (TEMPERATURE)

mainly disapproving (especially of a liquid) only slightly warm: This coffee's lukewarm.

lukewarm adjective (REACTION)

disapproving not enthusiastic or interested: Her proposals got a lukewarm response.
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