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How to Pronounce tepid?

Correct pronunciation for the word "tepid" is [tˈɛpɪd], [tˈɛpɪd], [t_ˈɛ_p_ɪ_d].

What are the misspellings for tepid?

"Tepid" in context

"tepid" is an adjective that describes something that is lukewarm, mild, or indifferent. It's derived from an old French word that translates to "not very hot" and has since gone on to refer to more than just temperature.

In the context of temperature, a tepid bath or shower is neither scalding nor freezing, but right in the middle. A tepid cup of tea would be neither boiling nor cold, but somewhere in between.

In a more figurative sense, tepid can also mean apathetic or half-hearted.

What are similar-sounding words for tepid?

Usage over time for tepid:

This graph shows how "tepid" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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