from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state of being gelid; extreme cold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The state of being gelid.
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- noun The state or quality of being
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- noun coldness due to a cold environment
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The night air, fraught with chill and gelidity, rips past the sensuous curves of the luxury sports coupe at 40-plus miles per hour.
About 400 miles to the southeast lies the coldest inhabited place on the planet  -- the former Stalinist gulag and mining settlement of Oymyakon, where - 95. 8° is the official record; under pressure steel shatters like fine French crystal in such gelidity.
Whatever art is it is not our day's serious-novel, whose texture so closely resembles that gelidity in which great Satan is forever mired at the center of hell's inner ring.
The crone continued her orgies, one time blowing her fire, again stirring the liquid in the caldron, and then making it run from the end of a stick that she might note its gelidity.