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NOUN (4)

1. calm and unruffled self-assurance;
- Example: "he performed with all the coolness of a veteran"
[syn: coolness, imperturbability, imperturbableness]

2. the property of being moderately cold;
- Example: "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;
- Example: "a distressing coldness of tone and manner"
[syn: coldness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness, iciness, chilliness]


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]
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]