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Synonyms for cold

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Wiktionary2.0 / 2 votes

  1. coldadjective

    nippy, parky, taters, brass monkeys


  2. coldnoun


  3. coldnoun

    Having a low temperature.

    A cold wind whistled through the trees.

    coldness, freezing, glacial, icy, unwelcoming, standoffish, frigid, chilled, unfriendly, unready, cool, distant, hostile, unprepared, aloof, chilly

    heated, warm, hot, scorching, searing, torrid, baking, boiling

  4. coldadjective

    Causing the air to be cold.

    The forecast is that it will be very cold today.

    coryza, common cold, head cold, unready, freezing, glacial, standoffish, unprepared, hostile, chilled, unwelcoming, distant, cool, frigid, chilly, icy, aloof, unfriendly

  5. coldadjective

    Feeling the sensation of coldness, especially to the point of discomfort.

    She was so cold she was shivering.

    standoffish, aloof, chilly, cool, glacial, unwelcoming, chilled, unready, distant, unprepared, freezing, frigid, unfriendly, hostile, icy

  6. coldadjective

    Unfriendly, emotionally distant or unfeeling.

    icy, freezing, distant, standoffish, aloof, hostile, glacial, unfriendly, unready, chilled, unwelcoming, unprepared, chilly, frigid, cool

    friendly, welcoming, amiable

  7. coldadjective

    Dispassionate, not prejudiced or partisan, impartial.

    hostile, chilled, chilly, unwelcoming, distant, unready, freezing, glacial, unfriendly, frigid, unprepared, icy, cool, standoffish, aloof

  8. coldadjective

    Completely unprepared; without introduction.

    He was assigned cold calls for the first three months.

    unwelcoming, chilled, frigid, aloof, glacial, unprepared, chilly, unfriendly, freezing, distant, standoffish, cool, unready, hostile, icy

    primed, ready, prepared

  9. coldadjective

    Unconscious or deeply asleep; deprived of the metaphorical heat associated with life or consciousness.

    frigid, chilly, icy, distant, unprepared, unfriendly, freezing, chilled, cool, aloof, unready, standoffish, unwelcoming, glacial, hostile

  10. coldadjective

    Perfectly, exactly, completely; by heart.

    cool, frigid, freezing, unready, aloof, glacial, unfriendly, unwelcoming, standoffish, distant, chilly, chilled, icy, hostile, unprepared

  11. coldadjective

    Cornered, done for.

    unwelcoming, cool, freezing, chilled, distant, unfriendly, hostile, icy, standoffish, chilly, unready, aloof, glacial, unprepared, frigid

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cold

    dead, deaf, ignorant, insensible, unaware, unconscious

    advised, apprised, assured, aware, certain, certified, cognizant, conscious, informed, sensible, sure

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. cold, common coldnoun

    a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)

    "will they never find a cure for the common cold?"

    common cold, low temperature, coldness, frigidness, frigidity

    flaming, red-hot, mild, thermal, overheated, hot, fervid, imperfect, tropical, calefactive, igneous, torrid, enthusiastic, fiery, blistering, sweltry, heatable, sizzling, close, sweltering, nigh, sultry, calefactory, near, white, white-hot, baking, alive(p), calefacient, fervent, scorching, heated up, heated, humane, warm, het up, warming, stifling, blistery, sensual, het, sulphurous, conscious, tropic, calorifacient, baking hot, fresh, hottish, live, calorific, sulfurous, loving, original

  2. coldness, cold, low temperature, frigidity, frigidnessnoun

    the absence of heat

    "the coldness made our breath visible"; "come in out of the cold"; "cold is a vasoconstrictor"

    chilliness, iciness, common cold, coolness, low temperature, frigidness, frigidity, coldness

    nigh, sizzling, tropical, heated, hot, calorific, sultry, live, hottish, scorching, torrid, fervent, loving, mild, het, heated up, tropic, conscious, humane, sulphurous, fervid, near, sweltering, baking, warming, stifling, red-hot, flaming, calorifacient, white-hot, thermal, close, original, warm, baking hot, blistery, sweltry, het up, overheated, white, heatable, fiery, alive(p), sensual, calefactive, enthusiastic, calefactory, imperfect, igneous, blistering, calefacient, sulfurous, fresh

  3. cold, coldnessadjective

    the sensation produced by low temperatures

    "he shivered from the cold"; "the cold helped clear his head"

    chilliness, iciness, common cold, coolness, low temperature, frigidness, frigidity, coldness

    loving, heatable, white-hot, sulfurous, baking hot, igneous, heated, humane, enthusiastic, hot, red-hot, live, calorifacient, alive(p), warming, close, stifling, conscious, sultry, blistering, sweltering, calefacient, fiery, het up, mild, calorific, overheated, sizzling, nigh, fervent, thermal, fervid, heated up, scorching, baking, tropic, hottish, original, torrid, calefactive, sulphurous, flaming, white, calefactory, tropical, blistery, het, warm, imperfect, fresh, sweltry, near, sensual

  4. coldadjective

    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"

    insensate, inhuman, moth-eaten, frigid, cold-blooded, dusty, stale

    red-hot, igneous, calorific, fervent, nigh, heated, baking, blistering, fresh, live, calefactory, white-hot, calefacient, warm, mild, white, loving, baking hot, hottish, blistery, heatable, het, torrid, calefactive, sulfurous, hot, heated up, stifling, tropic, sultry, close, sensual, sulphurous, fiery, sizzling, tropical, near, humane, conscious, flaming, alive(p), scorching, overheated, het up, sweltry, fervid, enthusiastic, calorifacient, imperfect, sweltering, warming, thermal, original

  5. coldadjective

    extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion

    "a cold unfriendly nod"; "a cold and unaffectionate person"; "a cold impersonal manner"; "cold logic"; "the concert left me cold"

    insensate, inhuman, moth-eaten, frigid, cold-blooded, dusty, stale

    igneous, heated up, blistering, sweltry, fresh, baking hot, sultry, conscious, heated, baking, white, tropic, imperfect, sensual, original, het up, scorching, blistery, calorifacient, red-hot, sizzling, calorific, warming, sulphurous, close, hot, white-hot, sweltering, flaming, mild, fiery, fervid, nigh, stifling, humane, near, alive(p), thermal, enthusiastic, warm, hottish, heatable, sulfurous, torrid, live, het, calefacient, fervent, loving, calefactory, calefactive, overheated, tropical

  6. coldadjective

    having lost freshness through passage of time

    "a cold trail"; "dogs attempting to catch a cold scent"

    insensate, inhuman, moth-eaten, frigid, cold-blooded, dusty, stale

    tropic, sulphurous, warm, enthusiastic, warming, fervid, sensual, sweltry, hot, white-hot, het up, igneous, sweltering, calefactive, heated up, imperfect, loving, fervent, blistery, het, conscious, fiery, calefactory, calorific, thermal, near, sulfurous, sizzling, mild, close, torrid, overheated, stifling, live, alive(p), baking hot, red-hot, heated, calefacient, sultry, blistering, baking, white, scorching, tropical, hottish, heatable, fresh, original, calorifacient, humane, flaming, nigh

  7. coldadjective

    (color) giving no sensation of warmth

    "a cold bluish grey"

    insensate, inhuman, moth-eaten, frigid, cold-blooded, dusty, stale

    flaming, sweltering, red-hot, calorific, calorifacient, sultry, calefacient, heated, sensual, heated up, warming, fiery, nigh, sweltry, conscious, original, enthusiastic, igneous, baking, warm, scorching, het up, blistering, overheated, hot, torrid, fervid, sizzling, live, heatable, near, humane, baking hot, white, imperfect, sulphurous, fresh, white-hot, sulfurous, calefactory, tropical, loving, blistery, alive(p), het, tropic, fervent, close, thermal, mild, calefactive, stifling, hottish

  8. coldadjective

    marked by errorless familiarity

    "had her lines cold before rehearsals started"

    insensate, inhuman, moth-eaten, frigid, cold-blooded, dusty, stale

    igneous, calorific, stifling, red-hot, heated up, sultry, heated, hottish, white, fervid, fiery, sweltry, hot, scorching, white-hot, calefacient, overheated, nigh, warm, flaming, humane, loving, thermal, sulfurous, het, baking, alive(p), imperfect, sweltering, sulphurous, close, original, enthusiastic, sizzling, tropical, torrid, sensual, near, heatable, tropic, calefactory, conscious, live, calorifacient, blistering, calefactive, blistery, mild, fervent, fresh, het up, baking hot, warming

  9. cold, stale, dusty, moth-eatenadjective

    lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new

    "moth-eaten theories about race"; "stale news"

    dust-covered, ratty, dusty, tatty, mothy, moth-eaten, stale, shabby, inhuman, cold-blooded, frigid, insensate

    blistering, sulfurous, het, heated up, humane, loving, fiery, warming, white-hot, baking, fervent, blistery, het up, scorching, fervid, sensual, white, near, calefacient, calefactive, alive(p), calorific, close, igneous, sizzling, sultry, warm, fresh, hottish, nigh, sweltering, tropic, baking hot, mild, original, thermal, flaming, hot, calefactory, imperfect, tropical, torrid, heated, conscious, calorifacient, red-hot, overheated, sweltry, live, sulphurous, stifling, enthusiastic, heatable

  10. coldadjective

    so intense as to be almost uncontrollable

    "cold fury gripped him"

    insensate, inhuman, moth-eaten, frigid, cold-blooded, dusty, stale

    sulphurous, warm, fervid, heatable, loving, tropical, torrid, het, heated, fiery, sulfurous, nigh, conscious, white-hot, flaming, white, tropic, sultry, baking hot, blistering, heated up, calefactory, close, baking, sweltry, near, live, hot, calefacient, original, calorifacient, imperfect, mild, sizzling, scorching, calefactive, sensual, alive(p), thermal, overheated, het up, humane, stifling, igneous, blistery, calorific, fervent, fresh, red-hot, sweltering, hottish, warming, enthusiastic

  11. cold, frigidadjective

    sexually unresponsive

    "was cold to his advances"; "a frigid woman"

    wintry, dusty, polar, arctic, glacial, gelid, moth-eaten, stale, frosty, inhuman, frozen, icy, cold-blooded, frigid, insensate

    flaming, heated, thermal, scorching, sizzling, close, alive(p), calefactory, stifling, sultry, calefacient, conscious, calorific, igneous, sweltry, nigh, blistering, tropical, overheated, red-hot, mild, live, humane, warm, blistery, white-hot, sulphurous, baking hot, tropic, near, fiery, loving, fresh, sensual, imperfect, heatable, hottish, het, hot, original, heated up, enthusiastic, torrid, fervent, warming, calefactive, sulfurous, baking, sweltering, white, fervid, het up, calorifacient

  12. cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, insensateadjective

    without compunction or human feeling

    "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction"

    dusty, moth-eaten, stale, inhuman, insentient, cold-blooded, frigid, insensate

    white-hot, white, sweltry, enthusiastic, sultry, fiery, het, original, heated up, calorifacient, nigh, fervent, close, sulfurous, sensual, heated, calefactory, tropical, sulphurous, igneous, conscious, overheated, baking hot, fervid, red-hot, hot, scorching, calefactive, torrid, sizzling, loving, thermal, live, stifling, baking, calefacient, blistery, hottish, sweltering, warming, blistering, humane, mild, imperfect, alive(p), calorific, near, warm, heatable, het up, fresh, flaming, tropic

  13. coldadjective

    feeling or showing no enthusiasm

    "a cold audience"; "a cold response to the new play"

    insensate, inhuman, moth-eaten, frigid, cold-blooded, dusty, stale

    heated up, sulfurous, flaming, calefacient, white-hot, stifling, igneous, baking hot, close, loving, fresh, hot, sulphurous, mild, fervent, red-hot, sizzling, white, alive(p), het up, fiery, torrid, het, heated, thermal, calefactory, scorching, calefactive, overheated, live, warm, tropic, hottish, conscious, calorific, nigh, blistering, sensual, fervid, baking, blistery, tropical, sultry, warming, sweltry, sweltering, calorifacient, near, humane, enthusiastic, original, heatable, imperfect

  14. coldadjective

    unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication

    "the boxer was out cold"; "pass out cold"

    insensate, inhuman, moth-eaten, frigid, cold-blooded, dusty, stale

    heatable, nigh, torrid, red-hot, overheated, flaming, heated, blistering, fiery, sultry, sulfurous, tropic, fervent, loving, warming, calefactive, white-hot, scorching, warm, white, conscious, het up, enthusiastic, live, imperfect, blistery, humane, sulphurous, sizzling, hot, heated up, near, alive(p), thermal, close, calorifacient, sensual, calefacient, calefactory, igneous, sweltry, original, baking, stifling, hottish, fresh, tropical, sweltering, het, fervid, baking hot, mild, calorific

  15. coldadjective

    of a seeker; far from the object sought

    insensate, inhuman, moth-eaten, frigid, cold-blooded, dusty, stale

    imperfect, tropic, blistery, calefacient, white-hot, blistering, flaming, het up, sweltering, alive(p), igneous, white, heated up, stifling, sensual, sizzling, hottish, heatable, tropical, enthusiastic, torrid, overheated, calefactory, original, calorifacient, heated, calorific, close, sultry, warming, calefactive, nigh, red-hot, warm, humane, conscious, near, hot, fervid, fiery, het, baking hot, sweltry, scorching, live, thermal, fresh, sulphurous, loving, fervent, sulfurous, mild, baking

  16. coldadjective

    lacking the warmth of life

    "cold in his grave"

    insensate, inhuman, moth-eaten, frigid, cold-blooded, dusty, stale

    fervent, torrid, live, sensual, white-hot, original, het, fiery, mild, overheated, scorching, flaming, hottish, baking, sizzling, near, heated, sulfurous, sweltry, fervid, imperfect, sweltering, calefacient, conscious, igneous, tropical, red-hot, blistering, calorific, white, hot, warm, sulphurous, loving, alive(p), enthusiastic, het up, heatable, baking hot, warming, thermal, heated up, humane, close, sultry, nigh, calorifacient, tropic, fresh, stifling, calefactory, blistery, calefactive

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. crisp, cool, chilly, fresh, frigid, freezing, icy, frozen, frostyadjective

    the weather is lower than comfortable.

    Submitted by Lollipopslove on May 9, 2022  
  2. subfreezing

    Submitted by anonymous on April 2, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. coldadjective

    frigid, GELID, cool, not warm, not hot

  2. coldadjective

    bleak, raw, biting, cutting, nipping, frosty, icy, wintry, hyemal, brumal

  3. coldadjective

    chilly, chill, shivering

  4. coldadjective

    apathetic, phlegmatic, stoical, unfeeling, unsusceptible, unimpressible, passionless, cold-blooded, sluggish, torpid, lukewarm, dead, indifferent, unconcerned

  5. coldadjective

    unaffecting, uninteresting

  6. coldnoun

    absence of warmth, privation of heat

  7. coldnoun

    coldness, chilliness

  8. coldnoun

    catarrh, cough (or other inflammatory disease produced by exposure to cold)

  9. coldnoun

    unfeeling, apathetic, passionless, COLD, cold-hearted, hard-hearted, cruel

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. coldadjective

    cool, chilly, frigid, gelid, icy, nipping, bleak, raw, frosty, freezing, unresponsive, phlegmatic, passionless, chilling, stoical, apathetic, reserved

  2. coldnoun

    coldness, frigidity, gelidity, chilliness, algidity, catarrh

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD1.0 / 1 vote

  1. COLD

    Chronic obstructive lung disease

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  1. Frank Strait:

    The first push of cold air is pretty cold, but not as cold as the second shot starting Tuesday.

  2. Julia Mancuso:

    I personally love doing hot/cold, it’s a great way to recover, if you’re going into the hot tub make sure you periodically get out and into a cold shower. For every 5 minutes in hot I do 1 minute in cold-- and the more time you spend in the cold, the better the effect will be-- it helps flush out the lactic acid.

  3. Holly Phillips:

    This checklist of 10 reasons your internal thermostat is out of whack can help you get a handle on why you're chronically freezing your butt off. You're too thin Low body weight — defined as a BMI hovering around 18.5 or under — can chill you out for a couple of reasons. First, when you're underweight, you lack an adequate level of body fat to insulate you from cold temperatures, explained Maggie Moon, RD, a Los Angeles – based nutritionist. The other thing is, to maintain that low BMI, you have to reduce your food intake so you likely aren't eating very much at all. Skimping on calories puts the brakes on your metabolism, so you don't create enough body heat. Consider putting on a few pounds by loading up on whole, healthy foods that contain lots of protein, fat, and complex carbohydrates. RELATED : Subtle Signs of Eating Disorders Your Thyroid is out of whack Add cold intolerance to the long list of health issues you can blame on the butterfly-shaped gland in your neck. Always being cold is a telltale sign of hypothyroidism, which means Your Thyroid doesn't secrete enough thyroid hormone.

  4. Andrew Schneider:

    Weird, isn't it Somehow in the dead of winter when its 40 below, so cold your words just freeze in the air, you think you'll never hear a robin's song again or see a blossom on a cherry tree, when one day you wake up and bingo, light coming through the mini blinds is softened with a tick of rose and the cold morning air has lost its bite. It's spring once again, the streets are paved with mud and the hills are alive with the sound of mosquitos.

  5. Don Gurnett:

    Think of a cold front that forms when a very cold air mass comes down to the U.S. from Canada, here we find a very hot plasma mass coming outward from the sun that encounters the cold plasma in the interstellar medium. It does not surprise me that a sharp boundary forms.

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