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Entry Word: cold
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having a low or subnormal temperature <the cold climate of the Yukon> <an unusually cold spring that was followed by a sweltering summer>
Synonyms arctic, bitter, cool, coolish, freezing, frigid, frosty, glacial, ice-cold, icy, nipping, nippy, numbing, polar, shivery, snappy, wintry
Related Words subfreezing, subzero; cutting, keen, penetrating, piercing, sharp; bracing, brisk, crisp, invigorating, rigorous; chilled, cooled, frosted, frozen, iced, refrigerated, unheated
Near Antonyms lukewarm, tepid; heated, warmed
Antonyms broiling, burning, fiery, hot, piping hot, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, sultry, summery, sweltering, torrid, tropical, warm, warming
2 lacking in friendliness or warmth of feeling <the prisoners got only a cold stare when they tried to befriend the guard>
Synonyms chill, chilly, cold-blooded, cool, frigid, frosty, glacial, icy, unfriendly, unsympathetic, wintry
Related Words hardhearted, heartless, pitiless, uncaring, unfeeling; reserved, soulless, undemonstrative, unemotional, unresponsive; apathetic, indifferent, unenthusiastic, uninterested; aloof, detached, impersonal
Near Antonyms compassionate, kind, kindhearted; demonstrative, emotional, expressive; eager, enthusiastic, passionate
Antonyms cordial, friendly, genial, hearty, sympathetic, warm, warm-blooded, warmhearted
3 having or showing a lack of friendliness or interest in others <received a cold reception from the hostess> -- see COOL 1
4 having lost consciousness <the boxer was out cold for a few minutes> -- see UNCONSCIOUS 1