Adjective Definition

cold

1.Definition: (color) giving no sensation of warmth

"A cold bluish grey"


2.Definition: 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"


3.Definition: feeling or showing no enthusiasm

"A cold audience", "A cold response to the new play"


4.Definition: 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"


5.Definition: having lost freshness through passage of time

"A cold trail", "Dogs attempting to catch a cold scent"


6.Definition: lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new

Related Adjective(s):dusty, stale


7.Definition: lacking the warmth of life

"Cold in his grave"


8.Definition: marked by errorless familiarity

"Had her lines cold before rehearsals started"


9.Definition: of a seeker; far from the object sought


10.Definition: sexually unresponsive

"Was cold to his advances"

Related Adjective(s):frigid


11.Definition: so intense as to be almost uncontrollable

"Cold fury gripped him"


12.Definition: unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication

"The boxer was out cold", "Pass out cold"


13.Definition: without compunction or human feeling

"In cold blood", "Cold-blooded killing"

Related Adjective(s):inhuman, insensate




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