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Definition of the noun coldness

What does coldness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: coldnesses

  1. the sensation produced by low temperatures
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • synonym of coldness: cold
    • more generic word: temperature = the somatic sensation of cold or heat
  2. a lack of affection or enthusiasm
  3. the absence of heat

Alternative definition of the noun coldness


  1. The relative lack of heat.
  2. The sensation resulting from exposure to low temperatures.
  3. Limited enthusiasm or affection; coolness.


  1. "Coldness" is the second album by power metal band Kotipelto, released in 2004 while Stratovarius was in hiatus.
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  3. "Coldness" is a musical EP of Atratus.
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Google previewThe Bible and the people (1851)

Its coldness is an objection to it, and it is ill-adapted for oratory, because it is artificial. In feneral its beauty is forced ; the flowers it cultivates are sickly exotics, rue genius has a home satisfaction that can dispense with what is extrinsic. Truth will ...

Google previewCrabb's English Synonymes (1917)

by George Crabb

Coolness is an enemy to social enjoyments; coldness is an enemy to affection; frigidity destroys all force of character. Coolness is engendered by circumstances; it supposes the previous existence ...

Google previewDelphi Complete Works of Aristotle (Illustrated) (2013)

by Aristotle

taking place before the change into water; it is the process of cleavage which causes its resemblance to foam and its intense whiteness, while the cause of its coldness is the congelation of the moisture in it before it is dispersed or rarefied.

Google previewCanada's Cold Environments (1993)

by Hugh M. French, Olav Slaymaker

Preface Coldness is a pervasive Canadian characteristic, part of the nation's culture and history. Cold takes many forms of which low air temperatures are merely one; others include exposure and wind, frozen ground, snow, lake and river ice, ...

Google previewThe Living Age (1871)

Coldness is the result of most poisons, and the cause of most deaths, in the world of affection as in that of physical life. In preventing, conducting, or getting out of a quarrel, most useful aid is to be found in the exorcise of imagination. It is an ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer


Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

colatura/coldness 222 See B1. 1543 VigoChir A3va: In the nether partes of thys bone [bone coronale] ben two holes, whyche are called colatories or strayners of the nastrelles [L: colatoria narium (a7ra)]. Ref.: See colatorium. colatura. Forms: ...

Google previewA dictionary of pratical medicine. 3 vols. [in 4]. 3 vols. [in 4]. (1858)

by James Copland

Coldness of the surface ushers in many febrile and inflammatory diseases — especially the cold stage of periodic fevers, and of visceral inflammations ; but the coldness in these maladies exists more in the mind of the patient, than to the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of practical medicine (1858)

by James Copland

Coldness of the surface ushers in many febrile and inflammatory diseases — especially the cold stage of periodic fever*, and of visceral inflammations; but the coldness in these maladies exists more in the mind of the patient, than to the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Capital Punishment in the United States, 2d ed. (2008)

by Louis J. Palmer, Jr.

Two of the aggravating circumstances found were called “heinousness” and “ coldness” aggravators. The jury recommended the death penalty and the trial court adopted the recommendation. The Florida Supreme Court affirmed the conviction ...

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Better the coldness of a friend than the sweetness of an enemy.
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Scrabble value of C3O1L1D2N1E1S1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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