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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: frigidus, from frigus 'cold'

frigid

adjective
     
fri‧gid
1 a woman who is frigid does not like having sex
2 literary not friendly or kind [= cold, icy, frosty]:
The guard looked at us with a frigid stare.
3 formal very cold [= icy]:
the frigid air
frigidly adverb
frigidity noun [uncountable]

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