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English definition of “tepid”

tepid

adjective (NOT ENTHUSIASTIC)    /ˈtep.ɪd/
describes a reaction that is not enthusiastic : I got a tepid response to my suggestion .Lacking interest and enthusiasmUnwilling and reluctantNot showing or feeling emotions
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