What is another word for coldness?

1216 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kˈə͡ʊldnəs], [ kˈə‍ʊldnəs], [ k_ˈəʊ_l_d_n_ə_s]

Coldness is a term used to describe a lack of warmth or a chilly temperature. Sometimes, we need to express the concept of coldness using different words that convey similar meanings. Words like frigidity, frostiness, chilliness, and iciness can be used as synonyms for coldness. Icy typically implies a harshness or severity that emphasizes the feeling of coldness. Chilliness suggests a slight but perceptible coolness in the environment. Frigidity usually refers to an emotional coldness, while frostiness implies a more formal and distant demeanor. Using these synonyms can help us express the idea of coldness more specifically and accurately in our writing or conversation.

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      cold.
  • Other Related

    • Noun, singular or mass
      chill.

What are the hypernyms for Coldness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Coldness?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for coldness (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for coldness?

The antonyms for the word "coldness" include warmth, heat, friendliness, kindness, love, and compassion. Warmth refers to a physical feeling of warmth or a comfortable and cozy atmosphere. Heat is a very high temperature that is opposite to coldness. Friendliness describes a polite and amiable attitude towards others. Kindness refers to the quality of being gentle, caring, and showing concern for others. Love is an intense feeling of affection and attachment towards someone. Compassion involves showing sympathy and understanding the needs of others. These antonyms help to convey the opposite meaning of the word "coldness" and provide a richer understanding of the concept.

What are the antonyms for Coldness?

Usage examples for Coldness

Though rudely received, though met on all hands with suspicion, coldness, and hostility, He did not abandon the world in indignation.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
"I 'm sure that he never gave you any reason to suspect a coldness between us; I know that I never did," said Martin, calmly.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
She had been unprepared for this reserve, this fearful coldness.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Coldness

  • The interval between a cold expectation and a warm desire may be filled by expectations of varying degrees of warmth or by desires of varying degrees of coldness.
    Samuel Alexander
  • I was desperate really for people not to accuse me of coldness. It was taboo.
    Thomas Dolby
  • You know, that kind of coldness, you know. And I think, yeah, I think that definitely helped. The female characters on the show, you can see some of them wanting to know what makes him tick. And I guess that translates into some of the fans outside. You know?
    Matt Robinson
  • In every kind of debauch there enters much coldness of soul. It is a conscious and voluntary abuse of pleasure.
    Joseph Joubert
  • Atheism exists only in coldness, selfishness, and baseness.
    Anne Louise Germaine de Staël

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