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Definition 1: the absence of heat - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where coldness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the coldness made our breath visible
  • come in out of the cold
  • cold is a vasoconstrictor

Synonyms for coldness in the sense of this definition

(coldness is a kind of ...) any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure

(coldness is a kind of ...) the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)

(... is a kind of coldness ) coldness due to a cold environment

(... is a kind of coldness ) the property of being moderately cold

"the chilliness of early morning"

(... is a kind of coldness ) coldness as evidenced by frost

(... is a kind of coldness ) the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature

"the cool of early morning"

Definition 2: a lack of affection or enthusiasm - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where coldness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a distressing coldness of tone and manner

Synonyms for coldness in the sense of this definition

(coldness is a kind of ...) absence of emotion

(... is a kind of coldness ) a lack of feeling or expression or movement

"he must have a heart of stone" "her face was as hard as stone"

(... is a kind of coldness ) lack of passion, force or animation

Definition 3: the sensation produced by low temperatures - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where coldness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he shivered from the cold
  • the cold helped clear his head

Synonyms for coldness in the sense of this definition

(coldness is a kind of ...) the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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