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frigid

frig·id

frigid

 
 
pronunciation:
frI jihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: extremely cold; freezing.
Our area will be experiencing frigid temperatures this week.It's warmer today, but it was frigid yesterday.
synonyms:
freezing, gelid, glacial, hyperborean, ice-cold, icy, piercing
antonyms:
scalding, scorching, sweltering
similar words:
arctic, bitter, cutting, frosty, wintry
definition 2: emotionally cold; unfriendly or unemotional.
He eyed us with a frigid stare.
synonyms:
cold, frosty, glacial, ice-cold, icy
antonyms:
ardent, fiery, warm
similar words:
chilly, cold-hearted, unfriendly
definition 3: of a woman, sexually unresponsive or unable to experience orgasm.
She was not frigid; she had simply fallen out of love with her husband.
antonyms:
passionate
similar words:
cold, ice-cold
derivations: frigidly (adv.), frigidity (n.), frigidness (n.)
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