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frozen

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adjective fro·zen \ˈfrō-zən\

Definition of frozen

  1. 1 a :  treated, affected, or crusted over by freezing b :  subject to long and severe cold <the frozen north>

  2. 2 a :  incapable of being changed, moved, or undone :  fixed; specifically :  debarred by official action from movement or from change in status <frozen wages> b :  not available for present use <frozen capital> c (1) :  drained or incapable of emotion (2) :  expressing or characterized by cold unfriendliness

fro·zen·ly adverb
fro·zen·ness play \-zən-(n)əs\ noun


Examples of frozen

  1. <the car door was frozen ever since an accident had damaged the hinge>

  2. <pay rates will remain frozen until the company does better financially>



14th Century

First Known Use of frozen

14th century

Rhymes with frozen



FROZEN Defined for Kids

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fro·zen

Definition of frozen

  1. past participle of freeze




Medical Dictionary

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fro·zen

Medical Definition of frozen

    past part of freeze





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