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English noun: frigidity

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


Synonymsfrigidness


Broader (hypernym)deadness, unresponsiveness

2. frigidity (attribute) the absence of heat


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


Synonymscold, coldness, frigidness, low temperature


Broader (hypernym)pressor, temperature, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor


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


Antonymshigh temperature, hotness, heat

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


SamplesA distressing coldness of tone and manner.


Synonymschilliness, coldness, coolness, frigidness, iciness


Broader (hypernym)emotionlessness, unemotionality


Narrower (hyponym)lukewarmness, stone, tepidness









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