Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being icy, or of being very cold.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being icy or very cold; frigidity.

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  • noun The state or quality of being icy or very cold; frigidity.

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

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
  • noun a lack of affection or enthusiasm

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Examples

  • But in ordinary circumstances you would not be liable for failing to shovel or spread salt or ashes, and, if the iciness were an open and obvious condition, even for failing to warn them.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • But in ordinary circumstances you would not be liable for failing to shovel or spread salt or ashes, and, if the iciness were an open and obvious condition, even for failing to warn them.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • But in ordinary circumstances you would not be liable for failing to shovel or spread salt or ashes, and, if the iciness were an open and obvious condition, even for failing to warn them.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • But in ordinary circumstances you would not be liable for failing to shovel or spread salt or ashes, and, if the iciness were an open and obvious condition, even for failing to warn them.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Altogether I'm amused at how appalled the big Beltway media have been with Obama's "iciness," or whatever they've called it, in this last press conference.

    Share your thoughts on Obama's presser

  • Altogether I'm amused at how appalled the big Beltway media have been with Obama's "iciness," or whatever they've called it, in this last press conference.

    Media Nation

  • But Bella felt a chill go through her that had nothing to do with the cold wind rattling through the tenement or the iciness of the floor beneath her stockinged feet.

    Uprising

  • He cultivated a sternly reserved manner, bordering on iciness, and trained himself with only partial success to not take public offense at what others said or did.

    George Washington’s First War

  • But in a signal that some of the iciness may be thawing, Mr. Bloomberg said Monday his testimony will make clear he's generally pleased with the governor's budget proposal.

    Liu Aiming at Cuomo's Budget Plan

  • Nine days after receiving the transmission from Claudia, Jisuk found himself sitting in a corner booth at the Leaping Cow pub, grateful that the iciness of his beer disguised its stagnant taste.

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