frozen

adjective fro·zen \ 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

frozenly

adverb

frozenness

play \ˈfrō-zᵊn-(n)əs\ noun

Examples of frozen in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of frozen

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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