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- n. The relative lack of heat.
- n. The sensation resulting from exposure to low temperatures.
- n. Limited enthusiasm or affection; coolness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being cold.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state, quality, or sensation of being cold.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the absence of heat
- n. a lack of affection or enthusiasm
- n. the sensation produced by low temperatures
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But perhaps, because he was essentially simple, he would have fitted in well enough if he had been less ready to voice his grievances and ruffle the calm which she so carefully preserved, which he called coldness and for which he reproached her often.
One day he even reproached Therese with what he termed her coldness for Laurent.
There can be such inhumane coldness from the corporate powers … There are stories and I have personally witnessed where an employee is written up if missing work for an emergency such as a child being rushed to the hospital.
It seems almost too absurdly incredible, Wannie, but do you know I believe this ice of ours gains in coldness as the warm weather comes on!
The iced coffee I feel works as the coldness is nice when your whole body feels numb, then the caffeine and sugar perk you up, and the milk soothes the stomach.
I can sense the coldness from the others, but I cannot feel it through the fire in my veins.
But I won't miss the onslaught of spiders, the austere personality of a wealthy neighborhood, and the accompanying coldness from the void of the garage below me.
He had that good reason for sympathy with haughtiness and coldness, which is found In a fellow – feeling.
She bowed coldly, hoping that her coldness might be her salvation, since she did not wish to waste time in conversation with him, nor to explain why she was in such a hurry to go on with her walk.
Perhaps what I have called coldness is a predestinate and ancient endurance.