Definition of coldly in English:

coldly

Syllabification: cold·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈkōl(d)lē
 
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adverb

Without affection or warmth of feeling; unemotionally: Derek looked at her coldly a coldly contemptuous tone
More example sentences
  • But where I draw the line on this is when marriage begins to be looked at as coldly as a business merger.
  • They said hi back, but coldly and with a smile that seemed unfriendly and strange.
  • Governments make calculations all the time, quite coldly and quite clinically.

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