Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being cool, as in chilly.
  • n. The result or product of being cool, as in chilly.
  • n. The state of being cool, as in good or pleasing.
  • n. The result or product of being cool, as in good or pleasing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.
  • n. Calm impudence; self-possession.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A moderate degree of cold; a temperature between cold and heat: as, the coolness of the summer's evening.
  • n. A moderate or refreshing sensation of cold.
  • n. Absence of mental confusion or excitement; clearness of judgment and calmness of action, particularly in an emergency: as, the safety of the party depended on his coolness.
  • n. Absence of ardor or intensity; want of passion, zeal, cordiality, or affection; indifference.
  • n. Quiet and unabashed impudence; nonchalance; effrontery; presumption.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a lack of affection or enthusiasm
  • n. calm and unruffled self-assurance
  • n. fearless self-possession in the face of danger
  • n. the property of being moderately cold

Etymologies

From cool +‎ -ness. (Wiktionary)

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