from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The condition or quality of being hot; heat; violence; vehemence; fury.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being hot.
  • noun Heat or excitement of mind or manner; violence; vehemence; impetuousity; ardor; fury.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The condition of being hot.

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

  • noun the presence of heat
  • noun a hot spiciness
  • noun a state of sexual arousal


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  • This words reads more immediately or empirically than heat. Agree?

    December 19, 2009

  • Disagree. When referring to temperature, use heat; when referring to attractiveness I believe hottitude is the mot juste.

    December 19, 2009

  • A whining superhero.

    December 19, 2009