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cold

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Noun, Adjective, Adverb
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17 in 17 verses (in OT : 9 in 10 verses) (in NT : 8 in 7 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

colda. [OE. cold, cald, AS. cald, ceald; akin to OS. kald, D. koud, G. kalt, Icel. kaldr, Dan. kold, Sw. kall, Goth. kalds, L. gelu frost, gelare to freeze. Orig. p. p. of AS. calan to be cold, Icel. kala to freeze. Cf. Cool, a., Chill, n.].
  •  Deprived of heat, or having a low temperature; not warm or hot; gelid; frigid.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Lacking the sensation of warmth; suffering from the absence of heat; chilly; shivering; as, to be cold.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not pungent or acrid.  Bacon  [1913 Webster]
  •  Wanting in ardor, intensity, warmth, zeal, or passion; spiritless; unconcerned; reserved.  [1913 Webster]
    "A cold and unconcerned spectator."  [1913 Webster]
    "No cold relation is a zealous citizen."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Unwelcome; disagreeable; unsatisfactory.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Wanting in power to excite; dull; uninteresting.  [1913 Webster]
    "What a deal of cold business doth a man misspend the better part of life in!"  [1913 Webster]
    "The jest grows cold . . . when in comes on in a second scene."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Affecting the sense of smell (as of hunting dogs) but feebly; having lost its odor; as, a cold scent.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not sensitive; not acute.  [1913 Webster]
    "Smell this business with a sense as cold
    As is a dead man's nose.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Distant; -- said, in the game of hunting for some object, of a seeker remote from the thing concealed.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Having a bluish effect. Cf. Warm, 8.  [1913 Webster]
    "He was slain in cold blood after the fight was over."
Syn. -- Gelid; bleak; frigid; chill; indifferent; unconcerned; passionless; reserved; unfeeling; stoical.
coldn. 
  •  The relative absence of heat or warmth.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The sensation produced by the escape of heat; chilliness or chillness.  [1913 Webster]
    "When she saw her lord prepared to part,
    A deadly cold ran shivering to her heart.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A morbid state of the animal system produced by exposure to cold or dampness; a catarrh.  [1913 Webster]
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. [Colloq.]
coldv. i. 
     To become cold.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cold, adj., n., & adv.
--adj.
1 of or at a low or relatively low temperature, esp. when compared with the human body.
2 not heated; cooled after being heated.
3 (of a person) feeling cold.
4 lacking ardour, friendliness, or affection; undemonstrative, apathetic.
5 depressing, dispiriting, uninteresting (cold facts).
6 a dead. b colloq. unconscious.
7 colloq. at one's mercy (had me cold).
8 sexually frigid.
9 (of soil) slow to absorb heat.
10 (of a scent in hunting) having become weak.
11 (in children's games) far from finding or guessing what is sought.
12 without preparation or rehearsal.
--n.
1 a the prevalence of a low temperature, esp. in the atmosphere. b cold weather; a cold environment (went out into the cold).
2 an infection in which the mucous membrane of the nose and throat becomes inflamed, causing running at the nose, sneezing, sore throat, etc.
--adv. esp. US completely, entirely (was stopped cold mid-sentence).

Idiom
catch a cold 1 become infected with a cold.
2 encounter trouble or difficulties. cold call sell goods or services by making unsolicited calls on prospective customers by telephone or in person. cold cathode a cathode that emits electrons without being heated. cold chisel a chisel suitable for cutting metal. cold comfort poor or inadequate consolation. cold cream ointment for cleansing and softening the skin. cold cuts slices of cold cooked meats. cold feet colloq. loss of nerve or confidence. cold frame an unheated frame with a glass top for growing small plants. cold front the forward edge of an advancing mass of cold air. cold fusion nuclear fusion at room temperature esp. as a possible energy source. cold shoulder a show of intentional unfriendliness. cold-shoulder v.tr. be deliberately unfriendly to. cold sore inflammation and blisters in and around the mouth, caused by a virus infection.
cold storage
1 storage in a refrigerator or other cold place for preservation.
2 a state in which something (esp. an idea) is put aside temporarily. cold sweat a state of sweating induced by fear or illness. cold table a selection of dishes of cold food.
cold turkey US sl.
1 a series of blunt statements or behaviour.
2 abrupt withdrawal from addictive drugs; the symptoms of this. cold war a state of hostility between nations without actual fighting.
cold wave
1 a temporary spell of cold weather over a wide area.
2 a kind of permanent wave for the hair using chemicals and without heat. in cold blood without feeling or passion; deliberately, ruthlessly. out in the cold ignored, neglected. throw (or pour) cold water on be discouraging or depreciatory about.
Derivative
coldish adj. coldly adv. coldness n.
Etymology
OE cald f. Gmc, rel. to L gelu frost

THESAURUS

cold

Asiatic flu, Hong Kong flu, Laodicean, Olympian, Siberian, abruptly, absolutely, acute bronchitis, adenoiditis, affectless, ague, aguey, aguish, algid, aloof, aluminosis, amygdalitis, anesthetized, anthracosilicosis, anthracosis, apathetic, arctic, arid, arrogant, asbestosis, asexual, asleep, asthma, atypical pneumonia, audacious, autistic, backward, barren, bashful, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, bituminosis, black, black lung, blah, blank, bleak, bloodless, blue with cold, blunt, boreal, bracing, brisk, bronchial pneumonia, bronchiectasis, bronchiolitis, bronchitis, bronchopneumonia, brumal, bug, bumptious, callous, calloused, castrated, cataleptic, catarrh, catatonic, chalicosis, characterless, chattering, cheerless, chill, chilled, chilling, chilly, chromatic, chronic bronchitis, cold as charity, cold as death, cold as ice, cold as marble, cold of heart, cold-blooded, coldblooded, coldhearted, coldness, collapsed lung, colorific, coloring, colorless, comatose, common cold, completely, coniosis, constrained, contumelious, cool, coryza, crisp, croup, croupous pneumonia, cutting, dead, dead as mutton, deadening, deceased, defunct, departed, depressing, detached, dichromatic, disaccordant, discouraging, discreet, disdainful, disheartening, dismal, dispassionate, dispiriting, distant, dithery, doped, double pneumonia, draggy, drear, drearisome, dreary, drugged, dry, dry pleurisy, dryasdust, dull, effete, elephantine, emasculated, emotionally dead, emotionless, emphysema, empty, empyema, entirely, epidemic pleurodynia, etiolated, eunuchized, exanimate, exclusive, expressionless, extinct, fade, faint, familiar, far, fervorless, fibrinous pneumonia, flat, flinthearted, flu, forbidding, forward, freezing, freezing cold, frigid, frigidity, frosted, frosty, frozen, frozen to death, frustrated, gelid, glacial, gloomy, glowing, grippe, guarded, half-conscious, half-frozen, halfhearted, hard, hard of heart, hardened, hardhearted, harmonious, hay fever, heartless, heavy, hibernal, hiemal, ho-hum, hollow, hubristic, hyperboreal, hyperborean, ice-cold, ice-encrusted, iced, icelike, iciness, icy, immediately, immovable, impassible, impassive, impersonal, impotent, inaccessible, inane, inanimate, inclement, incompatible, indifferent, inexcitable, influenza, inhibited, inhospitable, inimical, insensitive, insipid, insolent, insulting, insusceptible, introverted, jejune, joyless, keen, la grippe, laryngitis, late, leaden, lifeless, lipoid pneumonia, lobar pneumonia, low-spirited, lukewarm, lung cancer, lung fever, many-colored, matching, matter-of-fact, medley, modest, monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, motley, narcotized, neuter, neutral, nipping, nippy, nirvanic, nonemotional, numbing, obdurate, objective, oblivious, obtrusive, obtuse, off the track, offish, old, oppressive, out, out cold, out of it, out of touch, overpresumptuous, overweening, pale, pallid, parti-colored, passionless, pedestrian, penetrating, perfunctory, pharyngitis, piercing, pigmentary, pinching, pleurisy, pleuritis, plodding, pneumococcal pneumonia, pneumoconiosis, pneumonia, pneumonic fever, pneumothorax, pointless, poky, polar, polychromatic, ponderous, presuming, presumptuous, prismatic, procacious, promptly, pushy, quinsy, rainbow, raw, remote, removed, repressed, reserved, restrained, reticent, retiring, rheum, rigorous, seclusive, self-absorbed, semiconscious, senseless, severe, sexless, shaky, sharp, shivering, shivery, shrinking, siderosis, silicosis, sleety, slow, slushy, snappy, sniffles, solemn, somber, sore throat, soulless, spaced out, spectral, spiritless, stale, standoff, standoffish, stereotyped, sterile, stiff, stodgy, stone-cold, stone-dead, stoned, stonyhearted, strained, strung out, stuffy, subdued, subzero, supercooled, superficial, suppressed, swine flu, tasteless, tedious, tense, tepid, the sniffles, the snuffles, thoroughly, tinctorial, tingent, toning, tonsilitis, trite, unaffable, unaffectionate, unamiable, unamicable, unapproachable, uncaring, uncongenial, unconscious, uncordial, undemonstrative, undersexed, unemotional, unenthusiastic, unexpansive, unfeeling, unfriendly, ungenial, unharmonious, unheated, unimpassioned, unimpressionable, unlively, unloving, unmerciful, unmoved, unmoving, unnatural, unpassionate, unprepared, unready, unreservedly, unresponding, unresponsive, unsexed, unsexual, unsociable, unsusceptible, unsympathetic, untouchable, uppish, uppity, vapid, variegated, virus pneumonia, warm, weak, wet pleurisy, whooping cough, winterbound, winterlike, wintery, wintry, with chattering teeth, withdrawn, wooden, zealless, zonked, zonked out

ROGET THESAURUS

cold

Feebleness

N feebleness, feeble, bald, tame, meager, jejune, vapid, bland, trashy, lukewarm, cold, frigid, poor, dull, dry, languid, colorless, enervated, proposing, prosy, prosaic, unvaried, monotonous, weak, washy, wishy- washy, sketchy, slight, careless, slovenly, loose, lax (negligent), slipshod, slipslop, inexact, puerile, childish, flatulent, rambling.

Indifference

N indifference, neutrality, coldness, anaphrodisia, unconcern, insouciance, nonchalance, want of interest, want of earnestness, anorexy, anorexia, inappetency, apathy, supineness, disdain, recklessness, inattention, anaphrodisiac, antaphrodisiac, lust-quencher, passion-queller, indifferent, cold, frigid, lukewarm, cool, cool as a cucumber, unconcerned, insouciant, phlegmatic, pococurante, easygoing, devil-may- care, careless, listless, lackadaisical, half-hearted, unambitious, unaspiring, undesirous, unsolicitous, unattracted, aloof, unapproachable, remote, uncaring, unattractive, unalluring, undesired, undesirable, uncared for, unwished, unvalued, all one to, insipid, vain, for aught one cares, Int, never mind, Who cares? whatever you like, whatever, I couldn't care less, I could care less, anything will do, es macht nichts.

Enmity

N enmity, hostility, unfriendliness, discord, bitterness, rancor, alienation, estrangement, dislike, hate, heartburning, animosity, malevolence, inimical, unfriendly, hostile, at enmity, at variance, at daggers drawn, at open war with, up in arms against, in bad odor with, on bad terms, not on speaking terms, cool, cold, cold hearted, estranged, alienated, disaffected, irreconcilable.

Malevolence

N malevolence, bad intent, bad intention, unkindness, diskindness, ill nature, ill will, ill blood, bad blood, enmity, hate, malignity, malice, malice prepense, maliciousness, spite, despite, resentment, uncharitableness, incompassionateness, gall, venom, rancor, rankling, virulence, mordacity, acerbity churlishness, hardness of heart, heart of stone, obduracy, cruelty, cruelness, brutality, savagery, ferity, ferocity, barbarity, inhumanity, immanity, truculence, ruffianism, evil eye, cloven foot, torture, vivisection, ill turn, bad turn, affront, outrage, atrocity, ill usage, intolerance, persecution, tender mercies, unkindest cut of all, malevolent, unbenevolent, unbenign, ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived, evil-minded, evil- disposed, black-browed, malicious, malign, malignant, rancorous, despiteful, spiteful, mordacious, caustic, bitter, envenomed, acrimonious, virulent, unamiable, uncharitable, maleficent, venomous, grinding, galling, harsh, disobliging, unkind, unfriendly, ungracious, inofficious, invidious, uncandid, churlish, surly, sullen, cold, cold-blooded, cold-hearted, black-hearted, hard-hearted, flint-hearted, marble-hearted, stony-hearted, hard of heart, unnatural, ruthless, relentless, cruel, brutal, brutish, savage, savage as a bear, savage as a tiger, ferine, ferocious, inhuman, barbarous, barbaric, semibarbaric, fell, untamed, tameless, truculent, incendiary, bloodthirsty, atrocious, bloodyminded, fiendish, fiendlike, demoniacal, diabolic, diabolical, devilish, infernal, hellish, Satanic, Tartaran, malevolently, with bad intent, cruel as death, hard unkindness' alter'd eye, homo homini lupus, mala mens, malus animus, rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind, sharp-tooth'd unkindness.

Cold

N cold, coldness, frigidity, inclemency, fresco, winter, depth of winter, hard winter, Siberia, Nova Zembla, wind- chill factor, ice, snow, snowflake, snow crystal, snow drift, sleet, hail, hailstone, rime, frost, hoar frost, white frost, hard frost, sharp frost, barf, glaze, lolly, icicle, thick-ribbed ice, fall of snow, heavy fall, iceberg, icefloe, floe berg, glacier, nev_ee, serac, pruina, freezing mixture, dry ice, liquid nitrogen, liquid helium, chilliness, chill, shivering, goose skin, horripilation, rigor, chattering of teeth, numbness, frostbite, cold, cool, chill, chilly, icy, gelid, frigid, algid, fresh, keen, bleak, raw, inclement, bitter, biting, niveous, cutting, nipping, piercing, pinching, clay-cold, starved, chilled to the bone, shivering, aguish, transi de froid, frostbitten, frost-bound, frost-nipped, cold as a stone, cold as marble, cold as lead, cold as iron, cold as a frog, cold as charity, cold as Christmas, cool as a cucumber, cool as custard, icy, glacial, frosty, freezing, pruinose, wintry, brumal, hibernal, boreal, arctic, Siberian, hyemal, hyperborean, hyperboreal, icebound, frozen out, unwarmed, unthawed, lukewarm, tepid, isocheimal, isocheimenal, isocheimic, frozen, numb, frost-bitten, coldly, bitterly, pierre fendre, cold, coldness, frigidity, inclemency, fresco, winter, depth of winter, hard winter, Siberia, Nova Zembla, wind- chill factor, ice, snow, snowflake, snow crystal, snow drift, sleet, hail, hailstone, rime, frost, hoar frost, white frost, hard frost, sharp frost, barf, glaze, lolly, icicle, thick-ribbed ice, fall of snow, heavy fall, iceberg, icefloe, floe berg, glacier, nev_ee, serac, pruina, freezing mixture, dry ice, liquid nitrogen, liquid helium, chilliness, chill, shivering, goose skin, horripilation, rigor, chattering of teeth, numbness, frostbite, cold, cool, chill, chilly, icy, gelid, frigid, algid, fresh, keen, bleak, raw, inclement, bitter, biting, niveous, cutting, nipping, piercing, pinching, clay-cold, starved, chilled to the bone, shivering, aguish, transi de froid, frostbitten, frost-bound, frost-nipped, cold as a stone, cold as marble, cold as lead, cold as iron, cold as a frog, cold as charity, cold as Christmas, cool as a cucumber, cool as custard, icy, glacial, frosty, freezing, pruinose, wintry, brumal, hibernal, boreal, arctic, Siberian, hyemal, hyperborean, hyperboreal, icebound, frozen out, unwarmed, unthawed, lukewarm, tepid, isocheimal, isocheimenal, isocheimic, frozen, numb, frost-bitten, coldly, bitterly, pierre fendre.

Achromatism

N achromatism, decoloration, discoloration, pallor, pallidness, pallidity, paleness, etiolation, neutral tint, monochrome, black and white, uncolored &c (color), colorless, achromatic, aplanatic, etiolate, etiolated, hueless, pale, pallid, palefaced, tallow-faced, faint, dull, cold, muddy, leaden, dun, wan, sallow, dead, dingy, ashy, ashen, ghastly, cadaverous, glassy, lackluster, discolored, light-colored, fair, blond, white, pale as death, pale as ashes, pale as a witch, pale as a ghost, pale as a corpse, white as a corpse.

Blueness

N blueness, blue, garter-blue, watchet, ultramarine, smalt, cobalt, cyanogen, Prussian blue, syenite blue, bice, indigo, zaffer, lapis lazuli, sapphire, turquoise, indicolite, blueness, bluishness, bloom, blue, azure, cerulean, sky-blue, sky-colored, sky-dyed, cerulescent, powder blue, bluish, atmospheric, retiring, cold.


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