Definitions for frigidˈfrɪdʒ ɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cold, frigid(adj)

    sexually unresponsive

    "was cold to his advances"; "a frigid woman"

  2. arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar(adj)

    extremely cold

    "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather"

  3. frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry(adj)

    devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain

    "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile"


  1. frigid(Adjective)

    Very cold; lacking warmth; icy.

  2. frigid(Adjective)

    Chilly in manner; lacking affection or zeal; impassive.

  3. frigid(Adjective)

    Sexually unresponsive, especially of a woman.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frigid(adj)

    cold; wanting heat or warmth; of low temperature; as, a frigid climate

  2. Frigid(adj)

    wanting warmth, fervor, ardor, fire, vivacity, etc.; unfeeling; forbidding in manner; dull and unanimated; stiff and formal; as, a frigid constitution; a frigid style; a frigid look or manner; frigid obedience or service

  3. Frigid(adj)

    wanting natural heat or vigor sufficient to excite the generative power; impotent

  4. Origin: [L. frigidus, fr. frigere to be cold; prob. akin to Gr. to shudder, or perh. to cold. Cf. Frill.]

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • фригиден, безчувствен, студен, мразовитBulgarian
  • frigidní, ledovýCzech
  • kaltGerman
  • frígido, fríoSpanish
  • hyinen, jääkylmä, jäätävä, frigidi, kylmäFinnish
  • frigideFrench
  • gelidoItalian
  • ფრიგიდული, გულგრილიGeorgian
  • frīgidusLatin
  • hōkiwaiMāori
  • очень холодный, фригидный, фригиднаяRussian

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