cold
noun.
a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
will they never find a cure for the common cold?
Synonym: common cold
noun.
the absence of heat
the coldness made our breath visible|come in out of the cold|cold is a vasoconstrictor
noun.
the sensation produced by low temperatures
he shivered from the cold|the cold helped clear his head
Synonym: coldness
adj.
having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
a cold climate|a cold room|dinner has gotten cold|cold fingers|if you are cold, turn up the heat|a cold beer
adj.
extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion
a cold unfriendly nod|a cold and unaffectionate person|a cold impersonal manner|cold logic|the concert left me cold
adj.
having lost freshness through passage of time
a cold trail|dogs attempting to catch a cold scent
adj.
(color) giving no sensation of warmth
a cold bluish grey
adj.
marked by errorless familiarity
had her lines cold before rehearsals started
adj.
lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
moth-eaten theories about race|stale news
adj.
so intense as to be almost uncontrollable
cold fury gripped him
adj.
sexually unresponsive
was cold to his advances|a frigid woman
Synonym: frigid
adj.
without compunction or human feeling
in cold blood|cold-blooded killing|insensate destruction
adj.
feeling or showing no enthusiasm
a cold audience|a cold response to the new play
adj.
unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication
the boxer was out cold|pass out cold
adj.
of a seeker; far from the object sought
adj.
lacking the warmth of life
cold in his grave
Antonym: hot