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Definitions of cold

  1. a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a cure for the common cold?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The opposite of heat; the sensation produced by the loss of heat; disordered condition of the body, usually catarrhal, following exposure or infection; low temperature. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Coldness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. Absence of heat: the feeling or sensation caused by the absence of heat: a disease caused by cold: catarrh: chillness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Absence of heat; sensation produced by absence of heat; distemper caused by cold. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A low temperature, or the sensation caused by it. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. A disorder caused by exposure to cold. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. The sensation produced in animal bodies by the abstraction of heat; the cause of that sensation; privation of heat; indisposition occasioned by cold; catarrh. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. The sensation or feeling produced by the want or loss of heat; a disease contracted from improper exposure of the person to atmospheric changes; a shivering or chilliness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Coldly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication; "the boxer was out cold"; "pass out cold" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. lacking the warmth of life; "cold in his grave" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. of a seeker; far from the object sought Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. feeling or showing no enthusiasm; "a cold audience"; "a cold response to the new play" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. having lost freshness through passage of time; "a cold trail"; "dogs attempting to catch a cold scent" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. so intense as to be almost uncontrollable; "cold fury gripped him" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. no longer new; uninteresting; "cold (or stale) news" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. marked by errorless familiarity; "had her lines cold before rehearsals started" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. Deprived of heat, or having a low temperature; not warm or hot; gelid; frigid. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. Lacking the sensation of warmth; suffering from the absence of heat; chilly; shivering; as, to be cold. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. Not pungent or acrid. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. Wanting in ardor, intensity, warmth, zeal, or passion; spiritless; unconcerned; reserved. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. Unwelcome; disagreeable; unsatisfactory. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. Wanting in power to excite; dull; uninteresting. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. Affecting the sense of smell (as of hunting dogs) but feebly; having lost its odor; as, a cold scent. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. Not sensitive; not acute. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. Having a bluish effect. Cf. Warm, 8. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. The relative absence of heat or warmth. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. The sensation produced by the escape of heat; chilliness or chillness. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. A morbid state of the animal system produced by exposure to cold or dampness; a catarrh. Newage Dictionary DB
  33. To become cold. Newage Dictionary DB
  34. Without heat or warmth; without passion or zeal; indifferent; insensible. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  35. The opposite of hot: shivering: without passion or zeal: spiritless: unfriendly: indifferent: reserved. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  36. Without heat; without passion; indifferent. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  37. Of a low temperature; frigid; chilled; chilly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  38. Lacking ardor or sympathy; stolid; not cordial; discouraging. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  39. Not warm or hot; causing coldness or the sensation of cold; shivering; wanting passion, zeal, or ardour; unaffected; spiritless; not affectionate, cordial, or friendly; unconcerned; indifferent; reserved; chaste; not hasty; not violent; not affecting the scent strongly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  40. Not warm or hot; frigid; indifferent; without zeal; without affection; wanting in animation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for cold

  1. You'll find him cold – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  2. I had no time to look about or to feel the cold – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
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