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Definitions of cold

  1. ( color) giving no sensation of warmth; " a cold bluish gray"
  2. the absence of heat; " the coldness made our breath visible"; " come in out of the cold"; " cold is a vasoconstrictor"
  3. the sensation produced by low temperatures; " he shivered from the cold"; " the cold helped clear his head"
  4. a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages ( but not the lungs); " will they never find a cure for the common cold?"
  5. unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication; " the boxer was out cold"; " pass out cold"
  6. lacking the warmth of life; " cold in his grave"
  7. of a seeker; far from the object sought
  8. feeling or showing no enthusiasm; " a cold audience"; " a cold response to the new play"
  9. having lost freshness through passage of time; " a cold trail"; " dogs attempting to catch a cold scent"
  10. 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 up the heat"; " a cold beer"
  11. without compunction or human feeling; " in cold blood"; " cold- blooded killing"; " insensate destruction"
  12. so intense as to be almost uncontrollable; " cold fury gripped him"
  13. sexually unresponsive; " was cold to his advances"; " a frigid woman"
  14. no longer new; uninteresting; " cold ( or stale) news"
  15. 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"
  16. marked by errorless familiarity; " had her lines cold before rehearsals started"
  17. Deprived of heat, or having a low temperature; not warm or hot; gelid; frigid.
  18. Lacking the sensation of warmth; suffering from the absence of heat; chilly; shivering; as, to be cold.
  19. Not pungent or acrid.
  20. Wanting in ardor, intensity, warmth, zeal, or passion; spiritless; unconcerned; reserved.
  21. Unwelcome; disagreeable; unsatisfactory.
  22. Wanting in power to excite; dull; uninteresting.
  23. Affecting the sense of smell ( as of hunting dogs) but feebly; having lost its odor; as, a cold scent.
  24. Not sensitive; not acute.
  25. Distant; -- said, in the game of hunting for some object, of a seeker remote from the thing concealed.
  26. Having a bluish effect. Cf. Warm, 8.
  27. The relative absence of heat or warmth.
  28. The sensation produced by the escape of heat; chilliness or chillness.
  29. A morbid state of the animal system produced by exposure to cold or dampness; a catarrh.
  30. To become cold.
  31. An absence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably below an accustomed norm.
  32. Without heat or warmth; without passion or zeal; indifferent; insensible.
  33. The opposite of heat; the sensation produced by the loss of heat; disordered condition of the body, usually catarrhal, following exposure or infection; low temperature.
  34. Coldly.
  35. Coldness.
  36. 1. The opposite of heat; the sensation produced by anything of a low temperature, or by the abstraction of heat from the body. 2. A catarrhal affection, especially of the respiratory mucous membranes.
  37. Catarrhal affection of respiratory tract.
  38. The opposite of hot: shivering: without passion or zeal: spiritless: unfriendly: indifferent: reserved.
  39. Absence of heat: the feeling or sensation caused by the absence of heat: a disease caused by cold: catarrh: chillness.
  40. Absence of heat; sensation produced by absence of heat; distemper caused by cold.
  41. Without heat; without passion; indifferent.
  42. Of a low temperature; frigid; chilled; chilly.
  43. Lacking ardor or sympathy; stolid; not cordial; discouraging.
  44. A low temperature, or the sensation caused by it.
  45. A disorder caused by exposure to cold.
  46. Not warm or hot; causing coldness or the sensation of cold; shivering; wanting passion, zeal, or ardour; unaffected; spiritless; not affectionate, cordial, or friendly; unconcerned; indifferent; reserved; chaste; not hasty; not violent; not affecting the scent strongly.
  47. The sensation produced in animal bodies by the abstraction of heat; the cause of that sensation; privation of heat; indisposition occasioned by cold; catarrh.
  48. Not warm or hot; frigid; indifferent; without zeal; without affection; wanting in animation.
  49. The sensation or feeling produced by the want or loss of heat; a disease contracted from improper exposure of the person to atmospheric changes; a shivering or chilliness.
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Antonyms for cold

compassionate, blistery, encouraging, chummy, warmed, impetuous, cheering, one-sided, hot-blooded, devoted, het, partisan, spicy, stirring, friendly, buoyant, warmish, companionable, certified, informed, het up, burning, heartwarming, snug, congenial, animate, vital, joyous, cognizant, intense, unrestrained, flaming, warmth, functioning, kind, blithe, inseparable, genial, optimistic, touching, communicative, religious, comradely, demonstrative, seething, fervent, humane, mild, fiery, molten, scorching, biased, matey, quick, Superheated, white-hot, feverish, tender, warmness, hotness, high temperature, kindly, thriving, brotherly, sensible, summery, hopeful, lukewarmness, incandescent, flavorous, vehement, original, hearty, hospitable, charged, imperfect, hottish, affable, canicular, aware, favorable, tropical, heatable, perfervid, importunate, earnest, up, torrid, inflamed, intimate, Searing, amiable, red hot, toasty, accessible, touchy-feely, buddy-buddy, collegial, muggy, expansive, igneous, vivacious, blazing, palsy, glowing, close, heated, outgoing, dynamic, bonhomous, jocund, sociable, moving, running, boiling, sweltering, enthusiastic, lightsome, breathing, clubbable, piquant, emotional, cheerful, unreserved, operative, rewarding, loving, warm-blooded, blithesome, Passional, sulphurous, Gladdening, warm, palsy-walsy, folksy, poignant, calefacient, impressive, lighthearted, calefactive, tropic, roasting, overheated, bright, cheery, anxious, assured, extroverted, nigh, jolly, conscious, merry, inward, tepidness, happy, desirous, amicable, affectionate, thermal, garrulous, warming, hot, sensual, sizzling, Parti Pris, heat, forcible, bosom, flushed, tenderhearted, alive, going, gratifying, calorifacient, vibrant, hail-fellow-well-met, living, revived, fervid, tight, comforting, satisfying, heated up, impatient, steamy, Familiar, racy, mirthful, agreeable, blistering, thick, calefactory, partial, stifling, gregarious, social, live, active, baking hot, expressive, heartening, well-disposed, alert, uninhibited, white, complaisant, animated, zealous, talkative, effusive, calorific, sympathetic, warmhearted, ardent, kindhearted, festive, joyful, fond, eager, affecting, yearning, lukewarm, tepid, scalding, awake, fresh, advised, tepidity, resuscitated, cordial, broiling, lively, spirited, baking, convivial, especial, gracious, Fulfilling, clubby, sultry, near, prejudiced, sweltry, boon, sulfurous, red, reheated, neighborly, passionate, ultrahot, adoring, equatorial, sunshiny, hail-fellow.

Quotes of cold

  1. Cruel and cold is the judgment of man, Cruel as winter, and cold as the snow; But by -and -by will the deed and the plan Be judged by the motive that lieth below. – Lewis J. Bates
  2. Men should not be forced to wear pants when it's not cold – Adam Clayton
  3. Night fell clean and cold in Dublin, and wind moaned beyond my room as if a million pipes played the air. – Patricia Cornwell
  4. I am tired. My arm aches. My head boils. My feet are cold But I am not aware of any weakness. – Zane Grey
  5. Instead of seeing depression as a dysfunction, it is a functioning phenomenon. It stops you cold sets you down, makes you damn miserable. – James Hillman
  6. Men's hearts are cold They are indifferent. – Mary Harris Jones
  7. The Cold War was waged in a particularly brutal and cynical way in Africa, and Africa seemed powerless to do anything to stop it. – Ryszard Kapuscinski
  8. We went on stage with the Jefferson Airplane, Jim started singing with Grace Slick and hugging her. Then he danced off the stage, went back into the dressing room and passed out cold – Ray Manzarek
  9. Beware the cute, hot guy who kind of reminds you of the parent you don't get along with: your cold distant father who left when you were a kid or your hot -tempered mother whom you could never please. – Merrill Markoe
  10. Would not the child's heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love? – Max Muller
  11. It is extremely important that mass media, having freed from the relics of the Cold War, served for peace and dialogue between nations and religions, the rich and the poor, countries and continents. – Nursultan Nazarbayev
  12. Much has changed since the end of the Cold War that augurs well for the survival of our nation. – Adam Schiff
  13. The oil sequence was about two or three days. It was very cold and was snowing. – Jason Statham
  14. In the euphoria after the Cold War, there was a misplaced notion that the UN could solve every problem anywhere. – Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  15. There's nothing pretty about ice. Ice grows nothing. But we've got this in our minds that we've got to make everything cold – Don Young

Usage examples for cold

  1. Was she cold and frightened? – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  2. You'll find him cold – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  3. You may feel the cold my lord. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. I believe that you have a cold coming on. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  5. " He came home very tired, with a cold and had a doctor. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. The weather's so bad, and if you catch cold you can't speak." – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  7. Death is a cold end. – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  8. The cold of the gray eyes had changed. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. I had no time to look about or to feel the cold – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  10. I expect there would be something cold there. – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  11. Well, it will take a good while to explain, and you look tired and cold – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  12. He was cold and tired. – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  13. It's very bad for you to let your feet get cold dear. – Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington
  14. Her cold is better?" – Erlach Court by Ossip Schubin
  15. The night felt sad and cold – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  16. " I am cold she said. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  17. I am not cold now. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. Don't you stop; you will get cold – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  19. She makes us have cold supper. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  20. Do you think I am cold – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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