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Synonyms for cold

Synonyms for (noun) cold

Synonyms: cold, coldness, frigidity, frigidness, low temperature Definition: the absence of heat Usage: the coldness made our breath visible; come in out of the cold; cold is a vasoconstrictor

Similar words: vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor, pressor Definition: any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure

Similar words: temperature Definition: the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)

Synonyms: cold, coldness Definition: the sensation produced by low temperatures Usage: he shivered from the cold; the cold helped clear his head

Similar words: temperature Definition: the somatic sensation of cold or heat

Synonyms: cold, common cold Definition: a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs) Usage: will they never find a cure for the common cold?

Similar words: communicable disease Definition: a disease that can be communicated from one person to another

Similar words: respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness Definition: a disease affecting the respiratory system

Synonyms for (adjective) cold

Synonyms: cold Definition: lacking the warmth of life Usage: cold in his grave

Similar words: dead Definition: no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life Usage: the nerve is dead; a dead pallor; he was marked as a dead man by the assassin

Synonyms: cold Definition: of a seeker; far from the object sought

Similar words: far Definition: located at a great distance in time or space or degree Usage: we come from a far country; far corners of the earth; the far future; a far journey; the far side of the road; far from the truth; far in the future

Synonyms: cold Definition: unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication Usage: the boxer was out cold; pass out cold

Similar words: unconscious Definition: not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead Usage: lay unconscious on the floor

Synonyms: cold Definition: feeling or showing no enthusiasm Usage: a cold audience; a cold response to the new play

Similar words: unenthusiastic Definition: not enthusiastic; lacking excitement or ardor Usage: an unenthusiastic performance by the orchestra; unenthusiastic applause

Synonyms: cold Definition: having lost freshness through passage of time Usage: a cold trail; dogs attempting to catch a cold scent

Similar words: stale Definition: lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age Usage: stale bread; the beer was stale

Synonyms: cold Definition: having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration Usage: a cold climate; a cold room; dinner has gotten cold; cold fingers; if you are cold, turn up the heat; a cold beer

Similar words: acold Definition: of persons; feeling cold Usage: Poor Tom's acold- Shakespeare

Similar words: algid Definition: chilly Usage: a person who is algid is marked by prostration and has cold clammy skin and low blood pressure

Similar words: arctic, icy, glacial, frigid, gelid, polar Definition: extremely cold Usage: an arctic climate; a frigid day; gelid waters of the North Atlantic; glacial winds; icy hands; polar weather

Similar words: raw, bleak, cutting Definition: unpleasantly cold and damp Usage: bleak winds of the North Atlantic

Similar words: parky, chilly Definition: appreciably or disagreeably cold

Similar words: crisp, frosty, nipping, nippy, snappy Definition: pleasantly cold and invigorating Usage: crisp clear nights and frosty mornings; a nipping wind; a nippy fall day; snappy weather

Similar words: frigorific Definition: causing cold; cooling or chilling

Similar words: frore Definition: very cold Usage: whatever the evenings be--frosty and frore or warm and wet

Similar words: frosty, rimed, rimy Definition: covered with frost Usage: a frosty glass; hedgerows were rimed and stiff with frost-Wm.Faulkner

Similar words: heatless Definition: without generating heat Usage: luminescent organisms emit heatless light

Similar words: ice-cold Definition: as cold as ice

Similar words: refrigerant, refrigerating Definition: causing cooling or freezing Usage: a refrigerant substance such as ice or solid carbon dioxide

Similar words: refrigerated Definition: made or kept cold by refrigeration Usage: keep the milk refrigerated; a refrigerated truck

Similar words: shivery Definition: cold enough to cause shivers Usage: felt all shivery; shivery weather

Similar words: stone-cold Definition: completely cold Usage: by the time he got back to his coffee it was stone-cold

Similar words: unheated, unwarmed Definition: not having been heated or warmed Usage: an unheated room; unwarmed rolls

Synonyms: cold Definition: extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion Usage: a cold unfriendly nod; a cold and unaffectionate person; a cold impersonal manner; cold logic; the concert left me cold

Similar words: emotionless, passionless Definition: unmoved by feeling Usage: he kept his emotionless objectivity and faith in the cause he served; this passionless girl was like an icicle in the sunshine-Margaret Deland

Similar words: glacial, icy, wintry, frigid, frosty, frozen Definition: devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain Usage: a frigid greeting; got a frosty reception; a frozen look on their faces; a glacial handshake; icy stare; wintry smile

Synonyms: cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate Definition: without compunction or human feeling Usage: in cold blood; cold-blooded killing; insensate destruction

Similar words: inhumane Definition: lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion Usage: humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used

Synonyms: cold, frigid Definition: sexually unresponsive Usage: was cold to his advances; a frigid woman

Similar words: unloving Definition: not giving or reciprocating affection

Synonyms: cold Definition: so intense as to be almost uncontrollable Usage: cold fury gripped him

Similar words: intense Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense

Synonyms: cold, dusty, moth-eaten, stale Definition: lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new Usage: moth-eaten theories about race; stale news

Similar words: unoriginal Definition: not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual Usage: the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations; his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern- Gwethalyn Graham

Synonyms: cold Definition: marked by errorless familiarity Usage: had her lines cold before rehearsals started

Similar words: perfect Definition: being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish Usage: a perfect circle; a perfect reproduction; perfect happiness; perfect manners; a perfect specimen; a perfect day

Synonyms: cold Definition: (color) giving no sensation of warmth Usage: a cold bluish grey

Similar words: cool Definition: (color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets Usage: cool greens and blues and violets