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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: tepidus, from tepere 'to be warm'

tepid

adjective
     
tep‧id
1 a feeling, reaction etc that is tepid shows a lack of excitement or interest [= lukewarm]:
a tepid response from the audience
2 tepid liquid is slightly warm, especially in a way that seems unpleasant [= lukewarm]:
tepid coffee

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