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English Dictionary: coolness by the DICT Development Group
2 results for coolness
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
coolness
n
  1. calm and unruffled self-assurance; "he performed with all the coolness of a veteran"
    Synonym(s): coolness, imperturbability, imperturbableness
  2. the property of being moderately cold; "the chilliness of early morning"
    Synonym(s): chilliness, coolness, nip
  3. fearless self-possession in the face of danger
    Synonym(s): coolness, nervelessness
  4. a lack of affection or enthusiasm; "a distressing coldness of tone and manner"
    Synonym(s): coldness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness, iciness, chilliness
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Coolness \Cool"ness\, n.
      1. The state of being cool; a moderate degree of cold; a
            moderate degree, or a want, of passion; want of ardor,
            zeal, or affection; calmness.
  
      2. Calm impudence; self-possession. [Colloq.]
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