frozen


fro·zen

adjective \ˈfrō-zən\

Definition of FROZEN

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

First Known Use of FROZEN

14th century

Rhymes with FROZEN

frozen

   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FROZEN

past part of freeze

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