The ceremonial (hot or cold) as opposed to the haphazard (lukewarm) characterizes piety.
The play left a taste of lukewarm parsnip juice.
I will not be modest. Humble, as much as you like, but not modest. Modesty is the virtue of the lukewarm.
"If we can increase the scope of the industry, we can re-energise the global market and lift Japan out of depression - that is Nintendo's mission.". Regarding lukewarm GameCube sales which had yielded the company's first reported operating loss in over 100 years, Yamauchi continued: "The DS represents a critical moment for Nintendo's success over the next two years. If it succeeds, we rise to the heavens, if it fails, we sink into hell." Wii
I will not be modest . Humble, as much as you like, but not modest. Modesty is the virtue of the lukewarm.
There should be a balance in all our actions, to be either extreme or lukewarm is equally bad