What is the antonym of “hypothermic”?
The antonyms of hypothermic are feverish and hot. The antonyms feverish and hot convey a state of high body temperature or fever. It implies a lack of hypothermia or low body temperature.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Having a fever; marked by elevated body temperature and often accompanied by sweating, chills, and weakness.
She felt feverish and had to take the day off from work.
Having a high degree of heat or temperature; feeling warm or burning.
The sun was shining bright, and it was getting hot outside.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Feverish describes a state of having a fever, which is an elevated body temperature often accompanied by sweating, chills, and weakness.
- 2Hot describes a high degree of heat or temperature and can refer to the weather, objects, or people who feel warm or burning.
Good things to know
- 1Medical Context: Use hypothermic and feverish in medical contexts to describe body temperature.
- 2Weather: Use hot to describe high temperatures in the weather or environment.
- 3Sensory Description: Use hot to describe the feeling of warmth or burning on the skin.