iciness

noun
1. coldness due to a cold environment
Syn: ↑chill, ↑gelidity
Derivationally related forms: ↑gelid (for: ↑gelidity), ↑icy, ↑chill (for: ↑chill), ↑chilly (for: ↑chill)
Hypernyms: ↑coldness, ↑cold, ↑low temperature, ↑frigidity, ↑frigidness
2. a lack of affection or enthusiasm
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a distressing coldness of tone and manner

Syn: ↑coldness, ↑coolness, ↑frigidity, ↑frigidness, ↑chilliness
Derivationally related forms: ↑icy, ↑frigid (for: ↑frigidness), ↑frigid (for: ↑frigidity), ↑cool (for: ↑coolness), ↑cold (for: ↑coldness)
Hypernyms: ↑unemotionality, ↑emotionlessness
Hyponyms: ↑stone, ↑tepidness, ↑lukewarmness

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Iciness — I ci*ness, n. The state or quality of being icy or very cold; frigidity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • iciness — [ī′sē nis] n. the quality or state of being icy * * * See icily. * * * …   Universalium

  • iciness — [ī′sē nis] n. the quality or state of being icy …   English World dictionary

  • iciness — icy ► ADJECTIVE (icier, iciest) 1) covered with or consisting of ice. 2) very cold. 3) very unfriendly or hostile. DERIVATIVES icily adverb iciness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • iciness — noun see icy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • iciness — noun The state or quality of being icy or very cold; frigidity …   Wiktionary

  • iciness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Extreme lack of warmth: frigidity, frigidness, frostiness, gelidity, gelidness, wintriness. See HOT …   English dictionary for students

  • iciness — i·ci·ness || aɪcɪnɪs n. quality of being icy; severe coldness; frigidity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • iciness — incises …   Anagrams dictionary

  • iciness — ic·i·ness …   English syllables

  • iciness — /ˈaɪsinəs/ (say uyseenuhs) noun the state of being icy or very cold …   Australian English dictionary

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