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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. coldness

    Bashfulness is a shrinking from notice without assignable reason. Coyness is a half encouragement, half avoidance of offered attention, and may be real or affected. Diffidence is self-distrust; modesty, a humble estimate of oneself in comparison with others, or with the demands of some undertaking. Modesty has also the specific meaning of a sensitive shrinking from anything indelicate. Shyness is a tendency to shrink from observation; timidity, a distinct fear of criticism, error, or failure. Reserve is the holding oneself aloof from others, or holding back one's feelings from expression, or one's affairs from communication to others. Reserve may be the retreat of shyness, or, on the other hand, the contemptuous withdrawal of pride and haughtiness. Compare ABASH; PRIDE; TACITURN.

    Synonyms:
    backwardness, bashfulness, constraint, coyness, diffidence, modesty, reserve, shyness, timidity, unobtrusiveness

    Antonyms:
    abandon, arrogance, assumption, assurance, boldness, conceit, confidence, egotism, forwardness, frankness, freedom, haughtiness, impudence, indiscretion, loquaciousness, loquacity, pertness, sauciness, self-conceit, self-sufficiency, sociability

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cold, coldnessnoun

    the sensation produced by low temperatures

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

    Synonyms:
    chilliness, cold, iciness, common cold, coolness, low temperature, frigidness, frigidity

    Antonyms:
    high temperature, heat, hotness

  2. coldness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness, iciness, chillinessnoun

    a lack of affection or enthusiasm

    "a distressing coldness of tone and manner"

    Synonyms:
    chilliness, imperturbability, imperturbableness, cold, iciness, coolness, nervelessness, low temperature, frigidness, chill, frigidity, gelidity

    Antonyms:
    hotness, high temperature, heat

  3. 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"

    Synonyms:
    chilliness, cold, iciness, common cold, coolness, low temperature, frigidness, frigidity

    Antonyms:
    high temperature, heat, hotness

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  1. List of paraphrases for "coldness":

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How to use coldness in a sentence?

  1. Jiang Hui:

    I can feel the coldness they are feeling now.

  2. Haruo Ozaki:

    Hokkaido is a place where due to the climate conditions people tend to have the heater on very high and in very closed spaces as well, in places such as Tokyo and Osaka, it will also be getting colder from now. When we add this coldness factor, it shows that we need to express a lot more caution or we could face a further spread of contagion.

  3. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu:

    Now that the coldness between Turkey and Iraq is over, we will accelerate our relations in every possible way.

  4. Thomas Bach:

    When I afterwards saw how she was received by her closest entourage, with such, what appeared to be a tremendous coldness, it was chilling to see this, rather than giving her comfort, rather than to try to help her, you could feel this chilling atmosphere, this distance.

  5. Shanhui Fan:

    Every object that produces heat has to dump that heat into a heat sink, what we've done is to create a way that should allow us to use the coldness of the universe as a heat sink during the day.


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