Word:

Cold

Pronunciation: kōld
a.1.Deprived of heat, or having a low temperature; not warm or hot; gelid; frigid.
2.Lacking the sensation of warmth; suffering from the absence of heat; chilly; shivering; as, to be cold.
3.Not pungent or acrid.
4.Wanting in ardor, intensity, warmth, zeal, or passion; spiritless; unconcerned; reserved.
A cold and unconcerned spectator.
- T. Burnet.
No cold relation is a zealous citizen.
- Burke.
5.Unwelcome; disagreeable; unsatisfactory.
6.Wanting in power to excite; dull; uninteresting.
What a deal of cold business doth a man misspend the better part of life in!
- B. Jonson.
The jest grows cold . . . when in comes on in a second scene.
- Addison.
7.Affecting the sense of smell (as of hunting dogs) but feebly; having lost its odor; as, a cold scent.
8.Not sensitive; not acute.
Smell this business with a sense as cold
As is a dead man's nose.
- Shak.
9.Distant; - said, in the game of hunting for some object, of a seeker remote from the thing concealed.
10.(Paint.) Having a bluish effect. Cf. Warm, 8.
Cold abscess
See under Abscess.
Cold blast
See under Blast, n., 2.
Cold blood
See under Blood, n., 8.
Cold chill
an ague fit.
Cold chisel
a chisel of peculiar strength and hardness, for cutting cold metal.
- Wright.
Cold cream
See under Cream.
- Weale.
Cold slaw
See Cole slaw.
In cold blood
without excitement or passion; deliberately.
He was slain in cold blood after the fight was over.
- Sir W. Scott.
n.1.The relative absence of heat or warmth.
2.The sensation produced by the escape of heat; chilliness or chillness.
When she saw her lord prepared to part,
A deadly cold ran shivering to her heart.
- Dryden.
3.(Med.) A morbid state of the animal system produced by exposure to cold or dampness; a catarrh.
Cold sore
(Med.) a vesicular eruption appearing about the mouth as the result of a cold, or in the course of any disease attended with fever.<- causative virus Herpes simplex ->
To leave one out in the cold
to overlook or neglect him.
v. i.1.To become cold.
Noun1.cold - a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a cure for the common cold?"
Synonyms: common cold
2.cold - the absence of heat; "the coldness made our breath visible"; "come in out of the cold"; "cold is a vasoconstrictor"
3.cold - the sensation produced by low temperatures; "he shivered from the cold"; "the cold helped clear his head"
Synonyms: coldness
Adj.1.cold - used of physical coldness; 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"
Antonyms:
hot - used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead"
2.cold - 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"
Antonyms:
hot - extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument"
3.cold - having lost freshness through passage of time; "a cold trail"; "dogs attempting to catch a cold scent"
4.cold - (color) giving no sensation of warmth; "a cold bluish gray"
5.cold - marked by errorless familiarity; "had her lines cold before rehearsals started"
6.cold - no longer new; uninteresting; "cold (or stale) news"
Synonyms: stale
7.cold - so intense as to be almost uncontrollable; "cold fury gripped him"
8.cold - sexually unresponsive; "was cold to his advances"; "a frigid woman"
Synonyms: frigid
9.cold - without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction"
10.cold - feeling or showing no enthusiasm; "a cold audience"; "a cold response to the new play"
11.cold - unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication; "the boxer was out cold"; "pass out cold"
12.cold - of a seeker; far from the object sought
13.cold - lacking the warmth of life; "cold in his grave"
1.(language)COLD - A sugared version of COLD-K.
2.(storage)COLD - Computer Output to Laser Disc.
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