cold


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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 ?
This old house with the leaky weatherboards was a very different thing from their cabins at home, with great thick walls plastered inside and outside with mud; and the cold which came upon them was a living thing, a demon-presence in the room.
And so," he said, "on receiving this you rushed out in the cold and came all the way to Lyvern.
Gently she answered, telling them her errand, beseeching them to let her pass ere the cold wind blighted her frail blossoms.
For an instant only the youth seemed to hesitate, and then, blushing even through the high color that the cold had given to his cheeks, as if with inward shame at his own weakness, he again declined the offer.
If Violet and Peony did not choose to play with her, she could make just as good a playmate of the brisk and cold west-wind, which kept blowing her all about the garden, and took such liberties with her, that they seemed to have been friends for a long time.
Maimie could also see the pompous doctor feeling the Duke's heart and hear him give utterance to his parrot cry, and she was particularly sorry for the Cupids, who stood in their fools' caps in obscure places and, every time they heard that "Cold, quite cold," bowed their disgraced little heads.
I was somewhat dismayed at my appearance on looking in the glass: the cold wind had swelled and reddened my hands, uncurled and entangled my hair, and dyed my face of a pale purple; add to this my collar was horridly crumpled, my frock splashed with mud, my feet clad in stout new boots, and as the trunks were not brought up, there was no remedy; so having smoothed my hair as well as I could, and repeatedly twitched my obdurate collar, I proceeded to clomp down the two flights of stairs, philosophizing as I went; and with some difficulty found my way into the room where Mrs.
shrieked the little boy, pulling his hands, red with cold, out of his pockets, and seizing the cold leather reins.
A second cold snap came on, but cold or warm it was all the same, an unbroken trail.
The beams of the cold northern moon, mingling strangely with the dawning light, clothe the snowy plains in hues of livid gray.
He speaks of my Lord's constitution, probably weakened in India-- of a cold which my Lord has caught two or three days since-- of the remarkable manner in which such slight things as colds sometimes end in serious illness and death.
My hands are numb with the cold," said the Man, "and my breath warms them.
Brother Alec, you surely don't mean to allow that child to go out such a bitter cold day as this," said Mrs.
Some years later Blackburg had a fall of crimson snow; it is cold in Blackburg when winter is on, and the snows are frequent and deep.
Throughout a large part of the United States, erratic boulders, and rocks scored by drifted icebergs and coast-ice, plainly reveal a former cold period.