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Cold Adjective Synonyms
weak, faint, stale, old, dead
The trail of the tiger had grown cold.

chilly, chilled, unheated, heatless
The room is cold, we'd better put the heating on.

unprepared, unready
She hadn't studied and went into the exam cold.

chill, chilly, frosty, icy, keen, nippy, freezing, frigid, ice-cold, stone-cold, bitter, bitter-cold, raw, biting, biting-cold, numbing, gelid, wintry, hibernal, brumal, arctic, glacial, polar, hyperborean or hyperboreal, Siberian
It was so cold that the canal had completely frozen over.

unmoving, stale, trite, stereotyped, dead
The coldest word was once a glowing new metaphor.

depressing, cheerless, chilling, gloomy, dispiriting, deadening, disheartening, bleak, dismal, discouraging
The sweat stood out on his brow in cold apprehension.

coldness, frigidity, iciness
Last winter, the cold killed off many of our shrubs.

indifferent, apathetic, chilly, chilling, cool, icy, dispassionate, unsympathetic, aloof, unresponsive, spiritless, frigid, unfriendly, uncordial, lukewarm, frigid, cold-blooded, insensitive, uncaring, unemotional, undemonstrative, reserved, unmoved
My ideas received rather a cold reception. Because she had offended him, he was quite cold to her.

Cold Noun Synonyms
completely, thoroughly, entirely, absolutely, unhesitatingly, promptly, immediately, unreservedly, abruptly
His application to join the police was turned down cold.

head or chest or common cold, influenza, ague, (la or the) grippe, coryza, gravedo, sniffles, the flu, bug, sneezles and wheezles
I caught a cold waiting for you in the rain.

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Cold Work

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Cold Pressed

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Cold Air Funnel

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Cold-Calling

Business / Finance / Cold-Calling: Refers to the fact that the merger of two firms lessens the probability of default on either firm's debt. MORE

Cold Air Return

Business / Construction / Cold Air Return: The ductwork (and related grills) that carries room air back to the furnace for re-heating. MORE

Cold-Light Enlarger

Entertainment / Photography / Cold-Light Enlarger: Enlarger using cold cathode illumination. A diffusion type of enlarger. These types of enlarger heads scatter the light more evenly across the surface of the negative. One advantage of the cold light MORE