frigid [adj1] extremely cold antarctic, arctic, chill, chilly, cool, freezing, frost-bound, frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, hyperboreal, icebox*, ice-cold, icy, refrigerated, Siberian*, snappy, three-dog night*, wintry; concept 605 —Ant. hot, warm frigid [adj2] unresponsive aloof, austere, chilly, cold, cold-hearted*, cold-shoulder*, cool, forbidding, formal, frosty, icy, impotent, indifferent, lifeless, passionless, passive, repellent, rigid, stiff, unapproachable, unbending, unfeeling, unloving; concept 404 —Ant. amicable, amorous, lovable, loving, responsive, warm 

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  • Frigid — Frig id, a. [L. frigidus, fr. frigere to be cold; prob. akin to Gr. ? to shudder, or perh. to ? cold. Cf. {Frill}.] 1. Cold; wanting heat or warmth; of low temperature; as, a frigid climate. [1913 Webster] 2. Wanting warmth, fervor, ardor, fire,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frigid — FRIGÍD, Ă, frigizi, de, adj. Care suferă de frigiditate. – Din fr. frigide, lat. frigidus. Trimis de RACAI, 21.11.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  frigíd adj. m., pl. frigízi; f. sg. frigídă …   Dicționar Român

  • Frigid — may mean: * very cold or icy * chilly in manner; lacking affection or zeal * frigidity, female sexual arousal disorder * frigidity, inhibited sexual desire * Frigid, a song by American singer Khanoda from the 1994 album, Lessons Learned On… …   Wikipedia

  • Frigīd — (v. lat.), 1) kalt; 2) kaltsinnig, gleichgültig; daher Frigidĭtät, 1) Kälte, Gleichgültigkeit; 2) männliches Unvermögen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Frigīd — (lat. frigidus), kalt, kaltsinnig; gefühllos, frigidieren, kühl, kalt machen; Frigidität, Kälte, Kaltsinn, Herzlosigkeit …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Frigid — Frigīd (lat.), kalt; gleichgültig; Frigidität, Kälte, Gleichgültigkeit, Kaltsinn …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Frigid — Frigid, lat. frigidus, kalt, gleichgiltig; Frigidität, Kälte, Gleichgiltigkeit; Impotenz …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • frigid — index cold blooded, insensible, insusceptible (uncaring), phlegmatic, unaffected (uninfluenced) Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • frigid — frigid[e]:⇨gefühlskalt(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • frigid — 1620s, from L. frigidus cold, chill, cool, figuratively indifferent, from stem of frigere be cold; related to frigus cold, coldness, frost, from PIE root *srig cold. The meaning wanting in sexual heat is attested from 1650s. Frigidaire as the… …   Etymology dictionary

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