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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coldly, in cold bloodadverb

    in a cold unemotional manner

    "he killed her in cold blood"


  1. coldlyadverb

    In a cold or uncaring manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Coldlyadverb

    Etymology: from cold.

    What England says, say briefly, gentle lord;
    We coldly pause for thee. William Shakespeare, King John.

    Swift seem’d to wonder what he meant,
    Nor would believe my lord had sent;
    So never offer’d once to stir,
    But coldly said, your servant, sir. Jonathan Swift.


  1. coldly

    Coldly refers to acting in a manner that displays a lack of warmth, affection, or emotion. It can be associated with indifference, hostility or detachment. It can also refer to doing something in a calculated, methodical, and unemotional way.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coldlyadverb

    in a cold manner; without warmth, animation, or feeling; with indifference; calmly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coldly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coldly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of coldly in a Sentence

  1. Sara Teasdale:

    When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange -- my youth.

  2. Pierre Elliott Trudeau:

    Let us overthrow the totems, break the taboos. Or better, let us consider them cancelled. Coldly, let us be intelligent.

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