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tepid

adjective
 
 
/ˈtepɪd/
not very good or strong: The market's tepid finish was partly due to fourth-quarter earnings falling short of Wall Street's expectations. They are struggling to boost profits amid tepid sales. His solo work has been met with a tepid response.
Translations of “tepid”
in Korean 미지근한…
in Arabic فاتِر…
in French tiède…
in Turkish ılık…
in Italian tiepido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 微熱的, (液體)溫熱的,微熱的…
in Russian чуть теплый…
in Polish letni…
in Spanish tibio, poco entusiasta/caluroso…
in Portuguese morno, tépido…
in German lauwarm, lau…
in Catalan tebi…
in Japanese (液体が)ぬるい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 微热的, (液体)温热的,微热的…
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