Definitions of coldness
  1. noun
    the absence of heat
    “the coldness made our breath visible”
    synonyms: cold, frigidity, frigidness, low temperature
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    heat, high temperature, hotness
    the presence of heat
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    chill, gelidity, iciness
    coldness due to a cold environment
    chilliness, coolness, nip
    the property of being moderately cold
    coldness as evidenced by frost
    the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    type of:
    pressor, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor
    any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
    the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  2. noun
    the sensation produced by low temperatures
    synonyms: cold
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    the somatic sensation of cold or heat
  3. noun
    a lack of affection or enthusiasm
    “a distressing coldness of tone and manner”
    synonyms: chilliness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness, iciness
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    a lack of feeling or expression or movement
    lukewarmness, tepidness
    lack of passion, force or animation
    type of:
    emotionlessness, unemotionality
    absence of emotion
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