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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate(adj)

    without compunction or human feeling

    "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction"

  2. cold-blooded(adj)

    having cold blood (in animals whose body temperature is not internally regulated)


  1. cold-blooded(Adjective)

    Having an unregulated body temperature; ectothermic.

    Etymology: From cold + blood + -ed.

  2. cold-blooded(Adjective)

    Lacking emotion or compunction.

    Etymology: From cold + blood + -ed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cold-blooded(adj)

    having cold blood; -- said of fish or animals whose blood is but little warmer than the water or air about them

  2. Cold-blooded(adj)

    deficient in sensibility or feeling; hard-hearted

  3. Cold-blooded(adj)

    not thoroughbred; -- said of animals, as horses, which are derived from the common stock of a country

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cold-blooded in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cold-blooded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of cold-blooded in a Sentence

  1. Bertolt Brecht:

    A man who sees another man on the street corner with only a stump for an arm will be so shocked the first time he'll give him sixpence. But the second time it'll only be a three penny bit. And if he sees him a third time, he'll have him cold-bloodedly handed over to the police.

  2. Paul Blackman:

    I have been in law enforcement all of my adult life, and this horrific incident shocks and angers me more than anything I have encountered in my career, while we still don't know what drove the suspect to commit this heinous act, there is no excuse that can justify the cold-blooded murder of multiple victims.

  3. Sheriff Ron Hickman:

    When the rhetoric ramps up to the point where calculated, cold-blooded assassination of police officers happen, this rhetoric has gotten out of control, we've heard 'Black lives matter,' 'All lives matter.' Well, cops' lives matter, too. So why don't we just drop the qualifier, and just say 'Lives matter,' and take that to the bank.

  4. George Lucas:

    Han Solo was going to marry Leia, and you look back and say, 'Should he be a cold-blooded killer?' because I was thinking mythologically -- should he be a cowboy, should he be John Wayne? And I said, 'Yeah, he should be John Wayne.' And when you're John Wayne, you don't shoot people (first) -- you let them have the first shot. It's a mythological reality that we hope our society pays attention to.

  5. Harris County:

    We've heard black lives matter ; all lives matter. Well cops' lives matter too, our system of justice absolutely requires a law enforcement presence to protect our communities, so at any point where the rhetoric ramps up to the point where calculated cold-blooded assassination of police officers happen( s), this rhetoric has gotten out of control.

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Translations for cold-blooded

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  • безчувствен, хладнокръвен, студенокръвенBulgarian
  • koldblodigDanish
  • kaltblütigGerman
  • ψυχρόαιμοςGreek
  • sin [[emoción]], de [[sangre]] [[fría]]Spanish
  • kylmäverinenFinnish
  • poïkilotherme, à sang froidFrench
  • rideg, hidegvérűHungarian
  • 冷血Japanese
  • berdarah dingin, berdarah sejukMalay
  • koudbloedig, kilDutch
  • kaldblodigNorwegian
  • cu sânge receRomanian
  • пойкилотермный, холоднокровный, бесчувственный, хладнокровныйRussian
  • kallblodigSwedish

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