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English noun: coldness

1. coldness (cognition) the sensation produced by low temperatures


SamplesHe shivered from the cold.
The cold helped clear his head.


Synonymscold


Broader (hypernym)temperature

2. coldness (attribute) a lack of affection or enthusiasm


SamplesA distressing coldness of tone and manner.


Synonymschilliness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness, iciness


Broader (hypernym)emotionlessness, unemotionality


Narrower (hyponym)lukewarmness, stone, tepidness

3. coldness (attribute) the absence of heat


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


Synonymscold, frigidity, frigidness, low temperature


Broader (hypernym)pressor, temperature, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor


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


Antonymshigh temperature, hotness, heat









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