Antonyms for coolness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kool
Phonetic Transcription : kul

Definition of coolness

Origin :
  • Old English colnesse; see cool (adj.) + -ness. Figurative sense of "calmness" is from 1650s; that of "absence of warm affection" is from 1670s.
  • noun indifference
Example sentences :
  • There is a coolness amid all the heat, a mildness in the blazing noon.
  • Extract from : « The Old Manse (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • His strength and coolness were a great comfort both to Hester and the major.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • He walked about the Gardens, delighting in the quiet and the coolness.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • The feel of autumn was in the air, and the coolness made the marching brisker.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • I only wish you had come upon me in a more prepossessing condition as to coolness.'
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • All nature was stirring, refreshed with the balmy dew and coolness of the night.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • This shade and coolness, both so soothing, now brought him relief.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • I felt disconsolate, and was not well pleased with Turkey's coolness.
  • Extract from : « Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood » by George MacDonald
  • A coolness, physical and spiritual, bathes you from head to foot.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • But of late years a coolness has intervened, and now they never speak as they pass by.
  • Extract from : « Concerning Cats » by Helen M. Winslow

Synonyms for coolness

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