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Synonyms for cold

Synonyms for cold

marked by a low temperature

not affected by or showing emotion

lacking all friendliness and warmth

deficient in or lacking sexual desire

lacking consciousness

relative lack of physical warmth

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a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)

the sensation produced by low temperatures

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having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration

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having lost freshness through passage of time

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(color) giving no sensation of warmth

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marked by errorless familiarity

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lacking originality or spontaneity

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so intense as to be almost uncontrollable

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sexually unresponsive

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without compunction or human feeling

feeling or showing no enthusiasm

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unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication

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of a seeker

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lacking the warmth of life

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References in classic literature ?
If you could only get cured of a trumpery cold with a little hot lemonade, and if he could only catch his death in your place--
because they might turn on some of us, and say we had taken too much cold punch.
Behind a cold exterior the most extraor- dinary events transpired in her mind.
I was convinced that man's strongest antagonist is the cold.
There came cruel, cold, and biting winds, and blizzards of snow, all testing relentlessly for failing muscles and impoverished blood.
I was going to buy a paper-cutter, but I believed I could remember the cold comfort of the Rigi-Kulm without it, so I smothered the impulse.
Presently they awoke from the stupor which already was beginning to overcome them, and crept out, shivering with cold and wrapped from head to foot in blankets.
It must be very cold here," I said; "will you not join me in some supper?
He looked at the night, and shook himself to throw off an oppressive sensation of being clasped in the icy ribs of the air, for the mercury had descended below the familiar region of crisp and crackly cold and marked a temperature at which the numb atmosphere seemed on the point of congealing into black solidity.
He soon learnt that she could not stand heat, and that her brother could not endure cold.
Our messengers have gone fearfully, and with cold looks and courtly words offered him rich gifts, things he cared not for, and with equal pride has he sent them back.
It was near the setting of the sun, on a clear, cold day in December, when a sleigh was moving slowly up one of the mountains in the district we have described.
One afternoon of a cold winter's day, when the sun shone forth with chilly brightness, after a long storm, two children asked leave of their mother to run out and play in the new-fallen snow.
TWAS noontide of summer, And midtime of night, And stars, in their orbits, Shone pale, through the light Of the brighter, cold moon.
Back I went to my hotel, put my head in a basin of cold water, and tried to think it out.