coolness Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"coolness" in British English

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coolnessnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈkuːl.nəs/

coolness noun [U] (CALM)

C2 the ​ability to ​staycalm and ​act in a ​reasonable way ​even in ​difficultsituations: Her coolness in an ​emergency was ​admirable.

coolness noun [U] (UNFRIENDLINESS)

C2 behaviour that ​shows no ​warmfeelings or ​friendliness: I ​noticed a ​certain coolness between ​yourparents.

coolness noun [U] (COLD)

C1 the ​quality of being ​slightlycold: There's a ​slight coolness in the ​air - do you ​think it's going to ​rain?
(Definition of coolness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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coolnessnoun [U]

 us   /ˈkul·nəs/

coolness noun [U] (COLD)

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

coolness noun [U] (UNFRIENDLINESS)

an ​attitude of being ​unfriendly or not ​showingaffection 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 ​tenniscourt.
(Definition of coolness from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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