[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?" Synonyms: common
[noun] the absence of heat; "the coldness made our breath visible"; "come in out of the cold"; "cold is a vasoconstrictor" Synonyms: ness, low temperature
[noun] the sensation produced by low temperatures; "he shivered from the cold"; "the cold helped clear his head" Synonyms: ness
[adjective] used of physical coldness; 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"
[adjective] 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"
[adjective] having lost freshness through passage of time; "a cold trail"; "dogs attempting to catch a cold scent"
[adjective] (color) giving no sensation of warmth; "a cold bluish gray"
[adjective] marked by errorless familiarity; "had her lines cold before rehearsals started"
[adjective] no longer new; uninteresting; "cold (or stale) news" Synonyms: stale
[adjective] so intense as to be almost uncontrollable; "cold fury gripped him"
[adjective] sexually unresponsive; "was cold to his advances"; "a frigid woman" Synonyms: frigid
[adjective] without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction" Synonyms: -blooded, inhuman, insensate
[adjective] feeling or showing no enthusiasm; "a cold audience"; "a cold response to the new play"
[adjective] unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication; "the boxer was out cold"; "pass out cold"
[adjective] of a seeker; far from the object sought
[adjective] lacking the warmth of life; "cold in his grave"