Word of the Day: Warmth

warmth warmth / wôrmth   noun 1. friendship, generosity, kindness, or affection Even more important than the warmth and affection we receive, is the warmth and affection we give. It is by giving warmth and affection, by having a genuine sense of concern for others, in other words through compassion, that we gain the conditions for genuine happiness. Dalai Lama, 1935 –   2. moderate or gentle heat He that makes a fire of straw has much smoke but little warmth. American Proverb   3. intense emotion; enthusiasm; excitement The artist must conceive with warmth yet execute with coolness. Robert Townsend, 1920 – 1998   4. the effect of glowing brightness, cheerfulness, etc. produced primarily by red and yellow hues Pink adds a cosmetic-like radiance and warmth. Oscar de la Renta, 1932 – 2014