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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
frigid (adjective)
1.
a) intensely cold
b) lacking warmth or ardor - indifferent
2.
lacking imaginative qualities - insipid
3.
a) abnormally averse to sexual intercourse - used especially of women
b) of a female unable to achieve orgasm during sexual intercourse
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
frigid (adjective)
1.
having a low or subnormal temperature
SYNONIMS:
algid, arctic, bitter, bone-chilling, chill, chilly, coldish, cool, coolish, freezing, frigid, frosty, gelid, glacial, ice-cold, icy, nipping, nippy, numbing, polar, shivery, snappy, wintry ( wintery)
RELATED WORDS:
cryogenic, subfreezing, subzero, ultracold; cutting, keen, penetrating, piercing, sharp; bracing, brisk, crisp, invigorating, rigorous; chilled, cooled, frosted, frozen, iced, refrigerated, unheated
NEAR ANTONYMS:
lukewarm, tepid; heated, overheated, reheated, warmed; snug, toasty, warm; feverish, flushed, inflamed ( enflamed); canicular, equatorial, muggy, steamy, summery, tropical
ardent, blazing, boiling, broiling, burning, fervent, fervid, fiery, glowing, hot, igneous, molten, piping hot, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, seething, sizzling, sultry, sweltering, torrid, ultrahot, warming, white-hot
frigid (adjective)
2.
lacking in friendliness or warmth of feeling
SYNONIMS:
antiseptic, arctic, brittle, chill, chilly, clammy, cold-blooded, cold-eyed, coldish, cool, frigid, frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, hard-eyed, icy, unfriendly, unsympathetic, wintry ( wintery)
RELATED WORDS:
bloodless, coldhearted, hard-hearted, heartless, kindless, pitiless, uncaring, unfeeling; reserved, soulless, undemonstrative, unemotional, unresponsive; apathetic, indifferent, unenthusiastic, uninterested; aloof, detached, dispassionate, impersonal, offish, standoffish; antisocial, unsociable, unsocial
NEAR ANTONYMS:
compassionate, kind, kindhearted; demonstrative, emotional, expressive; eager, enthusiastic, passionate
cordial, friendly, genial, happy, hearty, sympathetic, warm, warm-blooded, warmhearted
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