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Definition of "coldness" []

  • Having relatively little warmth; of a rather low temperature (adjective)
  • Without sufficient or proper warmth (adjective)
  • Lacking in affection, enthusiasm, or warmth of feeling (adjective)
  • Not affected by emotion; objective (adjective)
  • Dead (adjective)
  • Sexually unresponsive or frigid (adjective)
  • Lacking in freshness (adjective)
  • Chilling to the spirit; depressing (adjective)
  • (of a colour) having violet, blue, or green predominating; giving no sensation of warmth (adjective)
  • Denoting or relating to a process in which work-hardening occurs as a result of the plastic deformation of a metal at too low a temperature for annealing to take place (adjective)
  • (of a process) not involving heat, in contrast with traditional methods (adjective)
  • (of a seeker in a game) far from the object of a search (adjective)
  • Denoting the contacting of potential customers, voters, etc, without previously approaching them in order to establish their interest (adjective)
  • The absence of heat regarded as a positive force (noun)
  • The sensation caused by loss or lack of heat (noun)
  • An acute viral infection of the upper respiratory passages characterized by discharge of watery mucus from the nose, sneezing, etc (noun)
  • Without preparation (adverb)
  • Thoroughly; absolutely (adverb)
  • The relative lack of heat. (noun)

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  • The sensation resulting from exposure to low temperatures. (noun)
  • Limited enthusiasm or affection; coolness. (noun)

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Use "coldness" in a sentence
  • "But perhaps, because he was essentially simple, he would have fitted in well enough if he had been less ready to voice his grievances and ruffle the calm which she so carefully preserved, which he called coldness and for which he reproached her often."
  • "One day he even reproached Therese with what he termed her coldness for Laurent."
  • "There can be such inhumane coldness from the corporate powers … There are stories and I have personally witnessed where an employee is written up if missing work for an emergency such as a child being rushed to the hospital."