adjective, cold·er, cold·est.
- having cool colors, especially muted tones tending toward grayish blue.
- being a cool color.
Origin of cold
SYNONYMS FOR cold
Examples from the Web for coldness
Eleanor was even more bitter than her husband, refusing to forgive Barrow for his coldness.The Stacks: The Day Lou Gehrig Delivered Baseball’s Gettysburg Address|Ray Robinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result will be an epic cold air outbreak, with much of the coldness being channeled southward from Greenland.After the Blizzard, 100 Million People Will Be Hit With Freezing Air From the North Pole|Eric Holthaus|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That coldness had begun to reflect in Carl, who shot and killed a teenage boy from Woodbury even as the kid was surrendering.A Primer For ‘The Walking Dead’ Season Four Premiere|Melissa Leon|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They are identifiable by their coldness, pale skin, and ice-blue eyes.
The coldness of his body through the bag jolts me like an icicle through my heart.
As a last effort, she tried to pique him by coldness—this pleased him best, for it relieved him from her presence.
And then she thought of home, and all the coldness of that cheerless greeting smote upon her heart.The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
And among the palms, as among the pines, coldness is held to be an essential quality in them.The Feasts of Autolycus|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
"I did my whole duty at the time, Mr. Broffin," she demurred, with a touch of coldness in her voice.The Price|Francis Lynde
We see, then, how much is lost to the speaker by coldness or ignorance in the exercises of personal religion.Hints on Extemporaneous Preaching|Henry Ware
British Dictionary definitions for coldness
Derived Formscoldish, adjectivecoldly, adverbcoldness, noun
Word Origin for cold
Medicine definitions for coldness
Idioms and Phrases with coldness
In addition to the idioms beginning with cold
- cold cash
- cold comfort
- cold feet, get
- cold fish
- cold hands, warm heart
- cold shoulder
- cold shower
- cold snap
- cold storage
- cold sweat
- cold turkey
- blow hot and cold
- catch cold
- come in from the cold
- in a cold sweat
- in cold blood
- in cold storage
- in the cold light of day
- knock out (cold)
- leave one cold
- make one's blood run cold
- out cold
- out in the cold
- pour cold water on
- stone cold
- stop cold