frigid

  • 1 Frigid — Frig id, a. [L. frigidus, fr. frigere to be cold; prob. akin to Gr. ? to shudder, or perh. to ? cold. Cf. {Frill}.] 1. Cold; wanting heat or warmth; of low temperature; as, a frigid climate. [1913 Webster] 2. Wanting warmth, fervor, ardor, fire,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 frigid — FRIGÍD, Ă, frigizi, de, adj. Care suferă de frigiditate. – Din fr. frigide, lat. frigidus. Trimis de RACAI, 21.11.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  frigíd adj. m., pl. frigízi; f. sg. frigídă …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 Frigid — may mean: * very cold or icy * chilly in manner; lacking affection or zeal * frigidity, female sexual arousal disorder * frigidity, inhibited sexual desire * Frigid, a song by American singer Khanoda from the 1994 album, Lessons Learned On… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 frigid — [adj1] extremely cold antarctic, arctic, chill, chilly, cool, freezing, frost bound, frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, hyperboreal, icebox*, ice cold, icy, refrigerated, Siberian*, snappy, three dog night*, wintry; concept 605 Ant. hot, warm frigid …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 Frigīd — (v. lat.), 1) kalt; 2) kaltsinnig, gleichgültig; daher Frigidĭtät, 1) Kälte, Gleichgültigkeit; 2) männliches Unvermögen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 Frigīd — (lat. frigidus), kalt, kaltsinnig; gefühllos, frigidieren, kühl, kalt machen; Frigidität, Kälte, Kaltsinn, Herzlosigkeit …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 7 Frigid — Frigīd (lat.), kalt; gleichgültig; Frigidität, Kälte, Gleichgültigkeit, Kaltsinn …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 Frigid — Frigid, lat. frigidus, kalt, gleichgiltig; Frigidität, Kälte, Gleichgiltigkeit; Impotenz …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 9 frigid — index cold blooded, insensible, insusceptible (uncaring), phlegmatic, unaffected (uninfluenced) Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 frigid — frigid[e]:⇨gefühlskalt(1) …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 11 frigid — 1620s, from L. frigidus cold, chill, cool, figuratively indifferent, from stem of frigere be cold; related to frigus cold, coldness, frost, from PIE root *srig cold. The meaning wanting in sexual heat is attested from 1650s. Frigidaire as the… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 frigid — freezing, gelid, icy, glacial, arctic, *cold, cool, chilly, frosty Antonyms: torrid (temperature): amorous (persons) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 frigid — frigid‹e› »kühl, leidenschaftslos, sexuell nicht erregbar«: Das Adjektiv wurde zu Beginn des 19. Jh.s – vielleicht durch frz. Vermittlung – entlehnt aus lat. frigidus »kalt, kühl; ohne Feuer, fühllos«, das von lat. frigus »Kälte« abgeleitet ist.… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 14 frigid — ► ADJECTIVE 1) very cold. 2) (of a woman) unable to be sexually aroused. 3) stiff or formal in style. DERIVATIVES frigidity noun frigidly adverb. ORIGIN Latin frigidus, from frigere be cold …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 frigid — [frij′id] adj. [ME < L frigidus < frigere, to be cold < frigus, coldness, frost < IE base * srīg , coldness > Gr rhigos, frost] 1. extremely cold; without heat or warmth 2. without warmth of feeling or manner; stiff and formal 3.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 frigid — [[t]frɪ̱ʤɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Frigid means extremely cold. [FORMAL] A snowstorm hit the West today, bringing with it frigid temperatures... The water was too frigid to allow him to remain submerged for long. Syn: freezing 2) ADJ GRADED: usu v… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 frigid — frigidness, n. frigidly, adv. /frij id/, adj. 1. very cold in temperature: a frigid climate. 2. without warmth of feeling; without ardor or enthusiasm: a frigid reaction to the suggested law. 3. stiff or formal: a welcome that was polite but… …

    Universalium

  • 18 frigid — fri|gid [ˈfrıdʒıd] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: frigidus, from frigus cold ] 1.) a woman who is frigid does not like having sex 2.) literary not friendly or kind = ↑cold, icy ↑icy, frosty ↑frosty ▪ The guard looked at us with a frigid… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 frigid — adjective 1 a woman who is frigid does not like having sex 2 not friendly or kind: The guard looked at us with a frigid stare. 3 a place that is frigid is very cold frigidly adverb frigidity /frI dZIditi/ noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 frigid — frig•id [[t]ˈfrɪdʒ ɪd[/t]] adj. 1) mer very cold in temperature: a frigid climate[/ex] 2) a) without warmth of feeling; without ardor or enthusiasm: a frigid reaction to the proposed law[/ex] b) stiff or formal: a polite but frigid welcome[/ex]… …

    From formal English to slang


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