What does frigid mean?

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ˈfrɪdʒ ɪdfrigid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cold, frigidadjective

    sexually unresponsive

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

  2. arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polaradjective

    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, wintryadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. frigidadjective

    Very cold; lacking warmth; icy.

  2. frigidadjective

    Chilly in manner; lacking affection or zeal; impassive.

  3. frigidadjective

    Sexually unresponsive, especially of a woman.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frigidadjective

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

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

  2. Frigidadjective

    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

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

  3. Frigidadjective

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

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Frigid

    frij′id, adj. frozen or stiffened with cold: cold: without spirit or feeling: unanimated.—n. Frigid′ity, coldness: coldness of affection: want of animation.—adv. Frig′idly.—n. Frig′idness.—adj. Frigorif′ic, causing cold.—Frigid zones, the parts of the earth's surface within the circle drawn with the poles as centre, and a radius of 23½ degrees. [L. frigidusfrigēre, to be cold—frigus, cold.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frigid in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frigid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of frigid in a Sentence

  1. Yvonne Owens:

    McCall is all about the nostalgia of the place, we have walked down those streets so many times. We have swum in that frigid water until we were pruney. We have hiked through those woods and picked huckleberries until our fingers were blue and our legs were sore. The people are wonderful and we enjoy shopping in the same stores and eating in the same restaurants every time we are there.

  2. Ralph Goodale:

    Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Manitoba said at least 183 people walked across the border in frigid temperatures since Jan. 1. Goodale said the pace has picked up and it’s largely because of Trump’s executive order which temporarily banned visitors from predominantly-Muslim nations and expanded immigration enforcement across the U.S. The current accelerated rate started in the first week of February and we’ve been following this very, very closely.

  3. Jennifer Burt:

    Compared to most transiting planets detected thus far, which often have scorching temperatures in the many hundreds or thousands of degrees, TOI-1231 b is positively frigid.

  4. Philippus Wester:

    This is the climate crisis you haven't heard of, global warming is on track to transform the frigid, glacier-covered mountain peaks of the HKH cutting across eight countries to bare rocks in a little less than a century.

  5. Julie Burchill:

    Show me a frigid women and, nine times out of ten, I'll show you a little man.

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