1. Moderately warm; neither cold nor hot; tepid.
2. Not ardent; not zealous; cool; indifferent. “ Lukewarm blood.” --Spenser. “ Lukewarm patriots.”
An obedience so lukewarm and languishing that it merits not the name of passion. --Dryden.
-- Luke*warm*ly, adv. -- Luke*warm*ness, n.
n 1: a warmness resembling the temperature of the skin [syn: tepidity,
2: lack of passion, force or animation [syn: tepidness]