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  Words related to cold

Related / Similar Words: coldness, low temperature, common cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate, frigid, stale

 

Definition:
  • the absence of heat; "the coldness made our breath visible"; "come in out of the cold"; "cold is a vasoconstrictor";
  • the sensation produced by low temperatures; "he shivered from the cold"; "the cold helped clear his head";
  • a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a cure for the common cold?";
  • lacking the warmth of life; "cold in his grave";
  • of a seeker; far from the object sought;
  • unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication; "the boxer was out cold"; "pass out cold";
  • feeling or showing no enthusiasm; "a cold audience"; "a cold response to the new play";
  • having lost freshness through passage of time; "a cold trail"; "dogs attempting to catch a cold scent";
  • used of physical coldness; having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn u;
  • extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion; "a cold unfriendly nod"; "a cold and unaffectionate person"; "a cold impersonal manner"; "cold logic"; "the concert left me cold";
  • without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction";
  • sexually unresponsive; "was cold to his advances"; "a frigid woman";
  • so intense as to be almost uncontrollable; "cold fury gripped him";
  • no longer new; uninteresting; "cold (or stale) news";
  • marked by errorless familiarity; "had her lines cold before rehearsals started";
  • (color) giving no sensation of warmth; "a cold bluish gray";

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    See Also: cool, frozen, passionless

     

    Hyponyms: chill, iciness, gelidity, chilliness, coolness, frostiness, cool, head cold

     

    Attributes: temperature, emotionality, emotionalism

     

    Anagrams: clod

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: koud   Albanian: ftohtë  
    Armenian: հարբուխ   Basque: hotz  
    Bosnian: hladan and zima   Breton: yen  
    Bulgarian: студен   Catalan: fred  
    Chinese: 冷的 and 寒冷 and 感冒   Croatian: hladan  
    Danish: kold   Dutch: koud and koude and verkoudheid  
    Esperanto: malvarma   Estonian: külm  
    Finnish: kylmä and kylmyys and nuha   French: froid and rhume  
    Frisian: ferkâldzjen   Georgian: ცივი  
    German: Erkältung and kalt and kaltherzig and Kälte   Greek: κρύος  
    Hebrew: קר   Hindi: ठंडा  
    Hungarian: hideg   Icelandic: kaldur and kvef  
    Indonesian: dingin   Interlingua: frigide  
    Irish: fuar   Italian: freddo and raffreddore  
    Japanese: つれない and 風邪 and 冷たい   Korean:  
    Latin: algidus   Latvian: auksts  
    Lithuanian: vėsa and šaltas   Malay: sejuk  
    Malayalam: തണുത്ത   Norwegian: kald  
    Polish: chłodny and przeziębienie and zimno and zimny   Portuguese: constipação and frio  
    Romanian: frig and gripă   Russian: простуда and холод and холодный  
    Serbian: prehlada   Slovene: mraz and mrzel and prehlad  
    Spanish: constipado and frío   Swahili: baridi  
    Swedish: förkylning and kall and kyla   Tagalog: kalamigán and lamig and malamíg and sipón  
    Tamil: குளுழு   Telugu: జలుబు and ప్రఛ్ఛన్న and శీతల and శీతలం  
    Vietnamese: lạnh   Welsh: anghynnes and annwyd and oer and oerfel  
    Yiddish: קאַלט  
     
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