English noun: coldness
|1.||coldness (cognition) the sensation produced by low temperatures|
|Samples||He shivered from the cold.|
The cold helped clear his head.
|2.||coldness (attribute) a lack of affection or enthusiasm|
|Samples||A distressing coldness of tone and manner.|
|Synonyms||chilliness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness, iciness|
|Broader (hypernym)||emotionlessness, unemotionality|
|Narrower (hyponym)||lukewarmness, stone, tepidness|
|3.||coldness (attribute) the absence of heat|
|Samples||The coldness made our breath visible.|
Come in out of the cold.
Cold is a vasoconstrictor.
|Synonyms||cold, frigidity, frigidness, low temperature|
|Broader (hypernym)||pressor, temperature, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor|
|Narrower (hyponym)||chill, chilliness, cool, coolness, frostiness, gelidity, iciness, nip|
|Antonyms||high temperature, hotness, heat|