Synonyms of cold in English:
1 a cold day
chilly, cool, freezing, icy, snowy, icy-cold, glacial, wintry, crisp, frosty, frigid, bitter, bitterly cold, biting, piercing, numbing, sharp, raw, polar, arctic, Siberian
informalnippy, brass monkeys
3 Rodrigo met with a cold and scornful reception
unfriendly, cool, inhospitable, unwelcoming, unsympathetic, forbidding, stony, frigid, frosty, glacial, lukewarm, haughty, supercilious, disdainful, aloof, distant, remote, indifferent, reserved, withdrawn, uncommunicative, unresponsive, unfeeling, unemotional, dispassionate, passionless, wooden, impersonal, formal, stiff, austere;
cold-blooded, cold-hearted, stony-hearted
[Antonyms] warm, friendly
get cold feet
- the groom also gets cold feet when he finds out what's been going onhesitate, falter, delay, drag one's feet, stall, think twice, change one's mind, waver, oscillate, fluctuate, vacillate, be undecided, be indecisive, be irresolute, see-saw, yo-yo;British haver, hum and haw
give someone the cold shoulder
- he was given the cold shoulder or treated like a ghost by certain of the dealers[Antonyms] acknowledgesnub, ignore, slight, spurn, shun, disdain, look right through, look past, turn one's back on, cold-shoulder, freeze out, steer clear of;British send to CoventryBritish informalblank
cryogenics, cryobiologyrelated prefix, as in
fear of cold
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