Definitions

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  • adv. In a frigid manner; coldly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a frigid manner; coldly; dully; without affection.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a frigid manner; coldly; without warmth of feeling or manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. without warmth or enthusiasm

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Examples

  • "Derwent Conniston," she called frigidly, "there's a female person on the telephone asking for you.

    The River's End

  • At one point in the book you describe Central Asia as "Massive, sometimes flat, sometimes mountainous, sometimes terrifically hot, other times frigidly cold, plagued with thousands of miles of penetrable borders, lacking an identifiable geographic center, and home to citizens know figuratively and sometimes literally to cut the colonialist's throat… the death sentence of several empires which attempted to hold onto it."

    A Conversation with Tom Bissell

  • Into this a man's carcass is dumped, covered over with moss, and left with the assurance that it will rise on the crack of Doom, wholly and frigidly intact.

    GRIT OF WOMEN

  • After a week of frigidly cold temperatures, Denver residents should be ready to take advantage of the warmer weekend forecast.

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  • And one November day, with the first cold snap on and the spirit thermometer frigidly marking sixty-five below, she got out the sled, harnessed her team of huskies, and flew down the river trail.

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  • You know you are skating on this (here terra-round, earth bound) thin ice and must be as diffident and mistrustful as one who "forges a river in winter" (- tao te ching) and then goes into the Icelandic dreams (oh so frigidly shivering).

    A Mess

  • And with it he gazed directly into two frigidly staring optics of the most fearsome creature he had ever beheld.

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  • "To the devil with your ridiculous thumb!" interrupted Rhodan frigidly.

    Pigeons Having Sex On An Air Conditioner In New York

  • “This post, James, was a bucket of frigidly cold water dumped like urine from a tired mule on the sunburned faces of wailing teenagers.”

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  • If, as the anarchists claimed, industrial civilization had thrust upon men forms of productive labor that robbed them of their masculine autonomy, and had saddled women with frigidly asexual, status-conscious forms of reproductive labor that stunted their artistry, then all that was necessary to dispel the alienation of both sexes was a sexual division of labor, and a liberated sexuality, grounded in the principle of free.

    Manhood in the Age of Aquarius: Masculinity in Two Countercultural Communities, 1965–83

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  • "Why did you even bother?, I asked frigidly."- Twilight, Stephanie Meyer, pg.65

    November 8, 2010