Synonyms for (adjective) glacial

Synonyms: 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: 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


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: 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