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cold



I - noun
1. a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs) (Freq. 5)
- will they never find a cure for the common cold?
Syn:
common cold
Hypernyms:
respiratory disease, respiratory illness, respiratory disorder, communicable disease
Hyponyms:
head cold
Part Meronyms:
rhinorrhea
2. the absence of heat (Freq. 5)
- the coldness made our breath visible
- come in out of the cold
- cold is a vasoconstrictor
Syn:
coldness, low temperature, frigidity, frigidness
Ant:
hotness (for: coldness)
Hypernyms:
temperature, vasoconstrictor, vasoconstrictive, pressor
Hyponyms:
chill, iciness, gelidity, chilliness, coolness,
nip, frostiness, cool
3. the sensation produced by low temperatures
- he shivered from the cold
- the cold helped clear his head
Syn:
coldness
Derivationally related forms:
cold (for: coldness)
Hypernyms:
temperature

II - adjective
1. having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration (Freq. 35)
- a cold climate
- a cold room
- dinner has gotten cold
- cold fingers
- if you are cold, turn up the heat
- a cold beer
Ant:
hot
Similar to:
acold, algid, arctic, frigid, gelid,
glacial, icy, polar, bleak, cutting, raw,
chilly, parky, crisp, frosty, nipping, nippy,
snappy, frigorific, frore, rimed, rimy, heatless,
ice-cold, refrigerant, refrigerating, refrigerated, shivery, stone-cold,
unheated, unwarmed
See Also:
cool, frozen
Derivationally related forms:
coldness
Attrubites:
temperature
2. extended meanings;
especially of psychological coldness;
without human warmth or emotion (Freq. 13)
- a cold unfriendly nod
- a cold and unaffectionate person
- a cold impersonal manner
- cold logic
- the concert left me cold
Ant:
hot
Similar to:
emotionless, passionless, frigid, frosty, frozen,
glacial, icy, wintry
See Also:
cool, passionless
Derivationally related forms:
coldness
Attrubites:
emotionality, emotionalism
3. having lost freshness through passage of time (Freq. 1)
- a cold trail
- dogs attempting to catch a cold scent
Similar to:
stale
4. (color) giving no sensation of warmth
- a cold bluish grey
Similar to:
cool
5. marked by errorless familiarity
- had her lines cold before rehearsals started
Similar to:
perfect
6. lacking originality or spontaneity;
no longer new
- moth-eaten theories about race
- stale news
Syn:
stale, dusty, moth-eaten
Similar to:
unoriginal
Derivationally related forms:
staleness (for: stale)
7. so intense as to be almost uncontrollable
- cold fury gripped him
Similar to:
intense
8. sexually unresponsive
- was cold to his advances
- a frigid woman
Syn:
frigid
Similar to:
unloving
Derivationally related forms:
frigidness (for: frigid), frigidity (for: frigid), coldness
9. without compunction or human feeling
- in cold blood
- cold-blooded killing
- insensate destruction
Syn:
cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate
Similar to:
inhumane
Derivationally related forms:
inhumanity (for: inhuman)
10. feeling or showing no enthusiasm
- a cold audience
- a cold response to the new play
Similar to:
unenthusiastic
Derivationally related forms:
coldness
11. unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication
- the boxer was out cold
- pass out cold
Similar to:
unconscious
12. of a seeker;
far from the object sought
Similar to:
far
13. lacking the warmth of life
- cold in his grave
Similar to:
dead

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