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Definition of "frigid" []

  • Extremely cold. See Synonyms at cold. (adjective)
  • Lacking warmth of feeling. (adjective)
  • Stiff and formal in manner: a frigid refusal to a request. (adjective)
  • Persistently averse to sexual intercourse. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "frigid" in a sentence
  • "Unless, indeed, she happens to belong to the class of women whom we call frigid, that is, if she is herself devoid of any sexual desire and feels no need of any sexual relations."
  • "James Henson, a Marietta, Ga. dentist, had his boat capsize in frigid water."
  • "Phils edge Rox for 2-1 lead in frigid first-round series - USATODAY. com"