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Definition 1: extremely cold - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • an arctic climate
  • a frigid day
  • gelid waters of the North Atlantic
  • glacial winds
  • icy hands
  • polar weather

Synonyms for frigid in the sense of this definition

(frigid is similar to ...) 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"

Definition 2: devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a frigid greeting
  • got a frosty reception
  • a frozen look on their faces
  • a glacial handshake
  • icy stare
  • wintry smile

Synonyms for frigid in the sense of this definition

(frigid is similar to ...) 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"

Definition 3: sexually unresponsive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • was cold to his advances
  • a frigid woman

Synonyms for frigid in the sense of this definition

(frigid is similar to ...) not giving or reciprocating affection

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