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- n. The characteristic of being balmy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being balmy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing
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Everything seemed frosty and pinched, just as the cutting air did after the warm balminess of California.
One morning, however, finding that my path lay through a deep wood, I ventured to continue my journey after the sun had risen; the day, which was one of the first of spring, cheered even me by the loveliness of its sunshine and the balminess of the air.
But, when the weather kicked it up to something like balminess last week I craved raw, leafy greens.
Less true is that the balminess of late May was setting me up for failure.
"I put saffron in my milk every morning," says Mr. Serrano, 61 years old, speaking in late September, when the hot La Mancha sun and the cool fall winds combined for a brief period of balminess.
The balminess of yesterday was a tonic to this winter weary soul.
But this evening as he came out of the Ministry the balminess of the April air had tempted him.
In my case I will not miss mosquitos the size of my head, and the general balminess that surrounds me.
It stirred my snowy hair and made me shiver despite the balminess of the violet evening.
When the weather shows even the slightest hint of balminess, diners come in as early as 5 p.m. for the restaurant's sunny ambiance.