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2 definitions found
 for coolness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Calm impudence; self-possession. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  coolness
      n 1: calm and unruffled self-assurance; "he performed with all
           the coolness of a veteran" [syn: coolness,
           imperturbability, imperturbableness]
      2: the property of being moderately cold; "the chilliness of
         early morning" [syn: chilliness, coolness, nip]
      3: fearless self-possession in the face of danger [syn:
         coolness, nervelessness]
      4: a lack of affection or enthusiasm; "a distressing coldness of
         tone and manner" [syn: coldness, coolness, frigidity,
         frigidness, iciness, chilliness]

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