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frigid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfrigidfri‧gid /ˈfrɪdʒɪd/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 SYa woman who is frigid does not like having sex2 literaryFRIENDLY not friendly or kind syn cold, icy, frosty 🔊 The guard looked at us with a frigid stare.3 formalCOLD very cold syn icy 🔊 the frigid airfrigidly adverbfrigidity /frɪˈdʒɪdəti/ noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
frigidThere was lots of kissing and hair-stroking going on, which always makes onlookers feel rather frigid and inadequate.Within several months of landing, the daily shock of frigid cold and oven heat will crack the brain chips into uselessness.a frigid lookAt night, they sleep on hammocks in plastic-sheeting shelters or on the frigid, rain-soaked earth.It took Robyn ages to peel away the sodden material from her frigid skin.On Friday morning we awoke to frigid temperatures and a San Juan River running at about 500 cubic feet per second.A frigid wind surged through the arches, producing a ghoulish whine.frigid windsWide-eyed children bounced on the knees of smiling nurses in rooms well heated against a frigid winter day.
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