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Definition of "gelidity" [ge•lid•i•ty]

  • The state or quality of being gelid. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gelidity" in a sentence
  • "The night air, fraught with chill and gelidity, rips past the sensuous curves of the luxury sports coupe at 40-plus miles per hour."
  • "About 400 miles to the southeast lies the coldest inhabited place on the planet&nbsp -- the former Stalinist gulag and mining settlement of Oymyakon, where - 95. 8° is the official record; under pressure steel shatters like fine French crystal in such gelidity."
  • "Whatever art is it is not our day's serious-novel, whose texture so closely resembles that gelidity in which great Satan is forever mired at the center of hell's inner ring."