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chill

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of chill

  1. 1 lacking in friendliness or warmth of feeling were met with a chill gaze when they arrived home late from the party Synonyms of chill antiseptic, arctic, brittle, cold, chilly, clammy, cold-blooded, cold-eyed, coldish, cool, frigid, frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, hard-eyed, icy, unfriendly, unsympathetic, wintry (also wintery)Words Related to chill bloodless, coldhearted, hard-hearted, heartless, kindless, pitiless, uncaring, unfeeling; reserved, soulless, undemonstrative, unemotional, unresponsive; apathetic, indifferent, unenthusiastic, uninterested; aloof, detached, dispassionate, impersonal, offish, standoffish; antisocial, unsociable, unsocialNear Antonyms of chill compassionate, kind, kindhearted; demonstrative, emotional, expressive; eager, enthusiastic, passionateAntonyms of chill cordial, friendly, genial, happy, hearty, sympathetic, warm, warm-blooded, warmhearted

  2. 2 uncomfortably cool this chill weather is making my teeth chatter Synonyms of chill bitter, bleak, chilly, chilling, nipping, nippy, raw, sharpWords Related to chill bracing, brisk, crisp, invigorating, rigorous, snappy; arctic, bitter, cold, coolish, freezing, frigid, frosty, glacial, ice-cold, icy, numbing, polar, shivery, wintry (also wintery); subfreezing, subzero; frore, frosted, frozen, iced, refrigerated, unheatedNear Antonyms of chill balmy, warm; lukewarm, tepid; heated, warmed

  3. 3 having a low or subnormal temperature no one should be coatless on a chill night as this Synonyms of chill algid, arctic, bitter, bone-chilling, cold, chilly, coldish, cool, coolish, freezing, frigid, frosty, gelid, glacial, ice-cold, icy, nipping, nippy, numbing, polar, shivery, snappy, wintry (also wintery)Words Related to chill cryogenic, subfreezing, subzero, ultracold; cutting, keen, penetrating, piercing, sharp; bracing, brisk, crisp, invigorating, rigorous; chilled, cooled, frosted, frozen, iced, refrigerated, unheatedNear Antonyms of chill lukewarm, tepid; heated, overheated, reheated, warmed; snug, toasty, warm; feverish, flushed, inflamed (also enflamed); canicular, equatorial, muggy, steamy, summery, tropicalAntonyms of chill ardent, blazing, boiling, broiling, burning, fervent, fervid, fiery, glowing, hot, igneous, molten, piping hot, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, seething, sizzling, sultry, sweltering, torrid, ultrahot, warming, white-hot

  4. 4 causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer the house's design may be cutting-edge, but it has a chill sterility about it that is anything but homey Synonyms of chill black, bleak, cheerless, gloomy, Cimmerian, cloudy, cold, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressing, depressive, desolate, dire, disconsolate, dismal, drear, dreary, dreich [chiefly Scottish], elegiac (also elegiacal), forlorn, funereal, glum, godforsaken, gray (also grey), lonely, lonesome, lugubrious, miserable, morbid, morose, murky, plutonian, saturnine, sepulchral, solemn, somber (or sombre), sullen, sunless, tenebrific, tenebrous, wretchedWords Related to chill blue, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, down, droopy, hangdog, inconsolable, low, melancholic, melancholy, mirthless, sad, unhappy, woebegone, woeful; dim, discomfiting, discouraging, disheartening, dismaying, dispiriting, distressful, distressing, upsetting; desperate, hopeless, pessimistic; lamentable, mournful, plaintive, sorrowful; colorless, drab, dull; dour, grim, lowering (also louring), lowery (also loury), menacing, negative, oppressive, threateningNear Antonyms of chill blithe, blithesome, buoyant, gay, jocund, jolly, joyful, joyous, merry, mirthful; encouraging, hopeful, optimistic; lighthearted, lightsomeAntonyms of chill bright, cheerful, cheering, cheery, comforting, cordial, festive, friendly, gay, heartwarming, sunshiny


chill

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chill

  1. an uncomfortable degree of coolness there's a chill in the air, so you'd better wear a sweater Synonyms of chill bite, bitterness, bleakness, chilliness, nip, nippiness, rawness, sharpness Words Related to chill briskness, crispness; coldness, frigidity, frigidness, frostiness, gelidity, iciness, wintriness; cold, freeze, snap Near Antonyms of chill balminess, warmness, warmth; heat, hotness, sultriness


chill

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chill

  1. 1 to cause to lose heat chill the gelatin for two hours, until it sets Synonyms of chill cool, refrigerateWords Related to chill air-condition; freeze, frost, ice, quick-freeze, supercool; ventilateNear Antonyms of chill bake, boil, broil, steam; heat-treat, temper; microwaveAntonyms of chill heat, toast, warm

  2. 2 to get rid of nervous tension or anxiety you want to hang out with us and just chill this weekend? Synonyms of chill relax, chill out [slang], decompress, de-stress, loosen up, mellow (out), unwind, wind downWords Related to chill unbend; bask, kick back, loll, lounge, repose, rest; bum, dally, dawdle, dillydally, drone, footle, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), idle, laze, loaf, vegetate, veg out, zone out; alleviate, comfort, ease, relieve; calm, compose, cool, quiet, settleAntonyms of chill tense (up)

  3. 3 to lessen the courage or confidence of investors chilled by the floundering economy Synonyms of chill discourage, daunt, demoralize, dishearten, dismay, dispirit, frustrate, unman, unnerveWords Related to chill browbeat, bully, cow, intimidate; depress, sadden, weigh; afflict, try; damp, dampen, deaden; distress, trouble; bother, irk, vex, worry; debilitate, enfeeble, undermine, weaken; frighten, horrify, scareNear Antonyms of chill buoy (up), cheer, gladden; animate, enliven, invigorate; enforce, fortify, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; assure, reassure; boost, energize, excite, galvanize, inspire, lift, provoke, quicken, rally, stimulate, stirAntonyms of chill embolden, encourage, hearten, nerve, steel

  4. 4 to spend time doing nothing instead of going out tonight, let's stay in and chill Synonyms of chill bum, idle, dally, dawdle, dillydally, drone, footle, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), hang about [British], kick around, kick back, laze, lazy, loaf, loll, lounge, veg outWords Related to chill fiddle (around), fool, mess, monkey, muck, piddle, play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle; doze, estivate (also aestivate), hibernate; lag, linger, loiter, poke, relax, rest, tarry; amble, mosey, saunter, stroll, swan; furlough, goldbrick, malinger, truantNear Antonyms of chill drudge, grind, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg, plod, plow, plug, slave, sweat, toil, travail, work; apply, buckle (down); exert, put out


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