cold-eyed

adjective
\ ˈkōld-ˈīd How to pronounce cold-eyed (audio) , -ˌīd \

Definition of cold-eyed

: cold in manner or appearance especially : coolly dispassionate cold-eyed analysis

First Known Use of cold-eyed

1819, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cold-eyed was in 1819

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“Cold-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cold-eyed. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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