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cold

cold

pronunciation:
kold
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: colder, coldest
definition 1: without heat or warmth.
This room is so cold.
synonyms:
chilly, cool
antonyms:
hot, lukewarm
similar words:
arctic, bitter, frigid, frosty, icy
definition 2: having a body temperature below normal.
After I waited outside in the snow, my fingers and toes were cold.
synonyms:
chilly
antonyms:
hot, warm
similar words:
frostbitten, icy, numb, shivering
definition 3: not kind or friendly.
He gave me a cold stare and wouldn't speak to me.
synonyms:
chill, chilly, distant, icy
antonyms:
affectionate, intimate, loving, warm
similar words:
aloof, cold-blooded, frigid, indifferent, unfriendly
definition 4: feeling a lack of warmth in an unpleasant way; feeling chilled.
I'm so cold that I need an extra blanket.
synonyms:
chilled, chilly
antonyms:
hot
similar words:
frigid
definition 5: chilled by a refrigerator; served cool.
Dad poured me a glass of cold milk.
synonyms:
chilled, cooled, refrigerated
antonyms:
hot, lukewarm, warm
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: weather marked by low temperature.
The cold was awful when I walked to school.
synonyms:
chill
definition 2: a common sickness that causes sneezing, coughing, and a runny nose. Colds are caused by a virus.
synonyms:
common cold, flu, influenza, virus
similar words:
bug, chill
derivations: coldly (adv.), coldness (n.)
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