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English noun: frigidness

1. frigidness (attribute) sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse


Broader (hypernym)deadness, unresponsiveness

2. frigidness (attribute) the absence of heat

SamplesThe coldness made our breath visible.
Come in out of the cold.
Cold is a vasoconstrictor.

Synonymscold, coldness, frigidity, low temperature

Broader (hypernym)pressor, temperature, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor

Narrower (hyponym)chill, chilliness, cool, coolness, frostiness, gelidity, iciness, nip

Antonymshigh temperature, hotness, heat

3. frigidness (attribute) a lack of affection or enthusiasm

SamplesA distressing coldness of tone and manner.

Synonymschilliness, coldness, coolness, frigidity, iciness

Broader (hypernym)emotionlessness, unemotionality

Narrower (hyponym)lukewarmness, stone, tepidness

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