Thesaurus

cold

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of cold

  1. 1 having a low or subnormal temperature the cold climate of the Yukon an unusually cold spring that was followed by a sweltering summer Synonyms of cold algid, arctic, bitter, bone-chilling, chill, chilly, coldish, cool, coolish, freezing, frigid, frosty, gelid, glacial, ice-cold, icy, nipping, nippy, numbing, polar, shivery, snappy, wintry (also wintery) Words Related to cold cryogenic, subfreezing, subzero, ultracold; cutting, keen, penetrating, piercing, sharp; bracing, brisk, crisp, invigorating, rigorous; chilled, cooled, frosted, frozen, iced, refrigerated, unheated Near Antonyms of cold lukewarm, tepid; heated, overheated, reheated, warmed; snug, toasty, warm; feverish, flushed, inflamed (also enflamed); canicular, equatorial, muggy, steamy, summery, tropical Antonyms of cold 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

  2. 2 lacking in friendliness or warmth of feeling the prisoners got only a cold stare when they tried to befriend the guard Synonyms of cold antiseptic, arctic, brittle, chill, chilly, clammy, cold-blooded, cold-eyed, coldish, cool, frigid, frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, hard-eyed, icy, unfriendly, unsympathetic, wintry (also wintery) Words Related to cold 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, unsocial Near Antonyms of cold compassionate, kind, kindhearted; demonstrative, emotional, expressive; eager, enthusiastic, passionate Antonyms of cold cordial, friendly, genial, happy, hearty, sympathetic, warm, warm-blooded, warmhearted

  3. 3 having or showing a lack of friendliness or interest in others received a cold reception from the hostess Synonyms of cold aloof, antisocial, asocial, buttoned-up, cool, cold-eyed, detached, distant, dry, frosty, offish, remote, standoff, standoffish, unbending, unclubbable, unsociableWords Related to cold indrawn, introverted, nongregarious, recessive, reclusive, reserved, unsocial, withdrawn; misanthropic; apathetic, hard, indifferent, unconcerned; clinical, dispassionate, impersonal, professional; disinterested, incurious, uninterested; reticent, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative; diffident, shy, timid; cliquey, cliquish, clubbishNear Antonyms of cold boon, clubbable (also clubable), clubby, companionable, convivial, extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing; communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkative; affable, folksy, genial, gracious, hospitable; agreeable, amiable, congenial, kindly, neighborlyAntonyms of cold cordial, friendly, sociable, social, warm

  4. 4 having lost consciousness the boxer was out cold for a few minutes Synonyms of cold unconscious, insensible, senselessWords Related to cold semiconscious; anesthetized; collapsedNear Antonyms of cold alert, awake, aware, up; resuscitated, revivedAntonyms of cold conscious

  5. 5 causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer the couple practiced a cold civility with each other, but they hadn't had a heart-to-heart talk in years Synonyms of cold black, bleak, cheerless, chill, Cimmerian, cloudy, gloomy, 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 cold 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 cold blithe, blithesome, buoyant, gay, jocund, jolly, joyful, joyous, merry, mirthful; encouraging, hopeful, optimistic; lighthearted, lightsomeAntonyms of cold bright, cheerful, cheering, cheery, comforting, cordial, festive, friendly, gay, heartwarming, sunshiny

  6. 6 no longer living paramedics tried to revive him, but he was already cold Synonyms of cold asleep, breathless, dead, deceased, defunct, demised, departed, fallen, gone, late, lifeless, lowWords Related to cold extinct; dying, fading, moribund; stillborn; finished, lapsed, terminated; inanimate, insensate, nonlivingNear Antonyms of cold animated; dynamic, lively, thriving, vibrant, vital, vivacious; active, functioning, operative, runningAntonyms of cold alive, animate, breathing, going, live, living, quick


cold

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cold

  1. a weather condition marked by low temperatures the cold will stay with us for another day, then temperatures should rise Synonyms of cold cold wave, deep freeze, freeze, snap Words Related to cold cold front; frost; bite, chill, chilliness, chillness, coldness, frigidness, nip, wintriness Near Antonyms of cold dog days; torridity, torridness Antonyms of cold heat, heat wave



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