deep freeze


Synonyms and Antonyms of deep freeze

  1. 1 a state of temporary inactivity his hunt for a new house was put in the deep freeze while he recovered from the auto accident Synonyms cold storage, abeyance, doldrums, dormancy, holding pattern, latency, moratorium, quiescence, suspended animation, suspense, suspensionRelated Words inaction, inertia, inertness, motionlessness; impasse, standstill; coma, hibernation, hypnosis, repose, rest, sleep, slumber, torpor; recess, recession, remission; downtime, idleness, layoffNear Antonyms recommencement, renewal, resumption, resuscitationAntonyms continuance, continuation

  2. 2 a weather condition marked by low temperatures the deep freeze had everyone thinking that global warming might not be so bad Synonyms cold wave, cold, freeze, snapRelated Words cold front; frost; bite, chill, chilliness, chillness, coldness, frigidness, nip, wintrinessNear Antonyms dog days; torridity, torridnessAntonyms heat, heat wave

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