What does frozen mean?

Definitions for frozen
ˈfroʊ zənfrozen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frozenadjective

    turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold

    "the frozen North"; "frozen pipes"; "children skating on a frozen brook"

  2. frozen(p), rooted(p), stock-stilladjective

    absolutely still

    "frozen with horror"; "they stood rooted in astonishment"

  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"

  4. frozenadjective

    not thawed

  5. flash-frozen, quick-frozen, frozenadjective

    (used of foods) preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value

    "frozen foods"

  6. frozenadjective

    not convertible to cash

    "frozen assets"

  7. fixed, frozenadjective

    incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices"

    "living on fixed incomes"


  1. frozenadjective

    In the state of that which freezes; in ice form.

    The mammoth has been frozen for ten thousand years.

  2. frozenadjective


    I just stood frozen as the robber pointed at me with his gun.

  3. frozenadjective

    in a state such that transactions are not allowed.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Frozen

    part. pass. of freeze.

    Against whom was the fine frozen knight, frozen in despair; but his armour so naturally representing ice, and all his furniture so lively answering thereto, as yet did I never see any thing that pleased me better. Philip Sidney, b. ii.

    How dire a tempest from Mycenæ pour’d,
    Our plains, our temples, and our town devour’d:
    What was the waste of war, what fierce alarms
    Shook Asia’s crown with European arms;
    Ev’n such have heard, if any such there be,
    Whose earth is bounded by the frozen sea. John Dryden, Æn.

    Fierce Boreas, with his offspring, issues forth
    T’ invade the frozen waggon of the North. John Dryden, Ovid.

    A cheerful blaze arose, and by the fire
    They warm’d their frozen feet, and dry’d their wet attire. John Dryden, Flower and Leaf.


  1. Frozen

    Frozen is the first single of the Dutch symphonic metal band Delain. It was released on January 8, 2007 by Roadrunner Records.


  1. frozen

    Frozen refers to a state of being solidified or hardened due to extreme cold or low temperatures. It can also describe an object, substance, or even a situation that is fixed or suspended in a state or condition, with no movement or change happening. It's commonly used to talk about food preservation through extremely low temperatures.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frozen

    of Freeze

  2. Frozenadjective

    congealed with cold; affected by freezing; as, a frozen brook

  3. Frozenadjective

    subject to frost, or to long and severe cold; chilly; as, the frozen north; the frozen zones

  4. Frozenadjective

    cold-hearted; unsympathetic; unyielding


  1. Frozen

    "Frozen" is a song by American singer-songwriter Madonna from her seventh studio album Ray of Light. It was released as the lead single from the album on February 23, 1998 by Maverick Records. It was written by Madonna and Patrick Leonard who had previously worked together on the albums True Blue, Who's That Girl, Like a Prayer and I'm Breathless and the single "I'll Remember". The song was produced by Madonna, William Orbit and Leonard and remixed by Victor Calderone, Stereo MC's and Orbit for the single release. The song was also sampled on the 808 Mafia 2 mixtape titled "Drowning Angels" produced by 808 Mafia member Fuse. "Frozen" is an electronic ballad which talks about heartbreak. The song was described as one of Madonna's darkest and most personal songs. "Frozen" received extremely positive reviews from most music critics, who deemed it an album highlight. The song was a worldwide success, peaking at number two on the Billboard Hot 100, and number one on the dance charts on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play charts. It peaked at number one in the UK Singles Chart as well.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Frozen

    frōz′n, pa.p. of freeze.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'frozen' in Adjectives Frequency: #967

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frozen in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frozen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of frozen in a Sentence

  1. Leonardo DaVinci:

    Iron rusts from disuse water loses its purity from stagnation and in cold weather becomes frozen even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.

  2. Madam Tong:

    Frozen chicken ? You expect us to cook chicken-rice using frozen chicken ? It will not taste good, if that's the case and you're happy with that kind of quality, you might as well go to Malaysia and eat chicken-rice there lah.

  3. Michelle Brenner:

    Frozen lasagna is not a treat, i am not a fan of frozen lasagna. I'm very Italian.

  4. Johnny Carson:

    If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.

  5. Franz Kafka:

    If the book we are reading does not wake us, as with a fist hammering on our skulls, then why do we read it Good God, we also would be happy if we had no books and such books that make us happy we could, if need be, write ourselves. What we must have are those books that come on us like ill fortune, like the death of one we love better than ourselves, like suicide. A book must be an ice axe to break the sea frozen inside us.

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