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[n] the absence of heat; "the coldness made our breath visible"; "come in out of the cold"; "cold is a vasoconstrictor"
[n] the sensation produced by low temperatures; "he shivered from the cold"; "the cold helped clear his head"
[n] a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a cure for the common cold?"
[adj] unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication; "the boxer was out cold"; "pass out cold"
[adj] lacking the warmth of life; "cold in his grave"
[adj] of a seeker; far from the object sought
[adj] feeling or showing no enthusiasm; "a cold audience"; "a cold response to the new play"
[adj] having lost freshness through passage of time; "a cold trail"; "dogs attempting to catch a cold scent"
[adj] 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 climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"
[adj] extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion; "a cold unfriendly nod"; "a cold and unaffectionate person"; "a cold impersonal manner"; "cold logic"; "the concert left me cold"
[adj] without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction"
[adj] sexually unresponsive; "was cold to his advances"; "a frigid woman"
[adj] so intense as to be almost uncontrollable; "cold fury gripped him"
[adj] no longer new; uninteresting; "cold (or stale) news"
[adj] marked by errorless familiarity; "had her lines cold before rehearsals started"
[adj] (color) giving no sensation of warmth; "a cold bluish gray"

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