tepid Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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tepidadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈtep·ɪd/
(of ​liquid) not very ​warm, or (of ​feelings or ​actions) not very ​strong: There is only tepid ​support in ​Congress for the ​proposal.
(Definition of tepid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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uk   us   /ˈtep.ɪd/

tepid adjective (NOT WARM)

(of ​liquid) not very ​warm

tepid adjective (NOT ENTHUSIASTIC)

A tepid ​reaction is not ​enthusiastic: I got a tepid ​response to my ​suggestion.
(Definition of tepid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tepid" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˈtepɪd/
not very good or ​strong: The market's tepid ​finish was partly ​due to fourth-quarter ​earningsfallingshort of Wall Street's ​expectations. They are ​struggling to ​boostprofits amid tepid ​sales. His solo ​work has been ​met with a tepid ​response.
(Definition of tepid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tepid”
in Korean 미지근한…
in Arabic فاتِر…
in Malaysian suam, tdk mesra…
in French tiède…
in Russian чуть теплый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 微熱的, (液體)溫熱的,微熱的…
in Italian tiepido…
in Turkish ılık…
in Polish letni…
in Spanish tibio, poco entusiasta/caluroso…
in Vietnamese ấm, âm ấm, nhạt nhẽo…
in Portuguese morno, tépido…
in Thai อบอุ่นพอควร, จืดชืด…
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…
in Indonesian agak hangat, bergairah…
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