cold

colds

Substantiv
cold
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a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
  • "will they never find a cure for the common cold?"

Synonymer

the sensation produced by low temperatures
  • "the cold helped clear his head"
  • "he shivered from the colda"
  • "come in out of the cold"
  • "the coldness made our breath visible"

Synonymer




cold

colder

coldest

Adjektiv
used of physical coldness; having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
  • "a cold beer"
  • "if you are cold, turn up the heat"
  • "cold fingers"
  • "dinner has gotten cold"
  • "a cold room"
  • "a cold climate"
extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion without compunction or human feeling
  • "was cold to his advances"
  • "a cold and unaffectionate person"
  • "a cold impersonal manner"
  • "cold logic"
  • "the concert left me cold"
  • "in cold blood"
  • "cold-blooded killing"
  • "a cold audience"
  • "a cold response to the new play"
  • "a cold unfriendly nod"

Synonymer

having lost freshness through passage of time no longer new; uninteresting
  • "cold (or stale) news"
  • "dogs attempting to catch a cold scent"
  • "a cold trail"

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(color) giving no sensation of warmth
  • "a cold bluish gray"
marked by errorless familiarity
  • "had her lines cold before rehearsals started"
unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication
  • "pass out cold"
  • "the boxer was out cold"
lacking the warmth of life
  • "cold in his grave"